Del Schafer(1930 - 2013)

Del Schafer

Sioux Falls- Del Schafer, 83, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. His funeral service will be 10 AM Sat., Dec. 21 at George Boom Funeral Home, Sioux Falls. Visitation begins at 5 PM Fri., Dec. 20 at the funeral home, where the family will greet friends from 5-7 PM.

Survivors include his wife, Flo; 5 children, David (Sally) Schaffer, Vancouver, WA, Karen (Brian) Nickerson, Truman, MN, Kristy (Steve) Lenning, Terry Schafer and Karla Schafer, all of Sioux Falls; 4 step-children, Victoria Cheeseman, James (Linda) Cheeseman, Joy Cheeseman-Glenn and Lisa Cheeseman, all of Sioux Falls; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; 2 siblings, Lauretta Petersen, Sioux Falls, Marian Melgard, Watertown, SD; a brother-in-law, Ferd Wolsky, Renton, WA; and a sister-in-law, Fayriene Schafer, White, SD. Obit and online registry available at


Published in The Argus Leader on Dec. 19, 2013