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Kenneth Schaefer

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Kenneth L. Schaefer 1976-2011 BENNINGTON Kenneth L. Schaefer, 35, a resident of Orchard Road in Bennington died unexpectedly Tuesday October 11, 2011 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington. Born in Bennington on Jan. 20, 1976, son of Donald Schaefer and Karen (Osgood) Green, he received his education in Bennington and was a 1996 graduate of Mount Anthony Union High School. He attended college at Suny Cobleskill, N.Y. Ken married the former Wendy Wells on June 28, 2003 in Bennington. For the past 11 years Ken had been employed as a welder and CNC Operator at Bennington Iron Works. Ken was very well liked. He had a kind heart and was always there for everyone, including animals. He loved to sing and was an amazing artist. He enjoyed lifting weights and mentoring kids. Ken was a marine aquarium enthusiast. While in high school Ken was a member of the varsity football team and was a member of several state champion wrestling teams. He loved the Chicago Bears. Survivors include his wife, Wendy Schaefer, of Bennington; his mother and step-father, Karen and Richard Green, of Shaftsbury; a brother, DJ Schaefer and his wife, Grace, of Shaftsbury; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the MAHAR AND SON FUNERAL HOME on Thurs., Oct. 13, 2011 from 4 to 6 p.m when the family will be in attendance. A memorial service will follow on Thursday at 6 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Michael Twardy of the Bible Baptist Church officiating. If friends desire contributions in memory of Kenneth L. Schaefer may be made to Bennington Rec Center through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201

Published in Bennington Banner on Oct. 12, 2011
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