News Death Notice

SCHAEFFER, Kenneth J. 92, of Xenia, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, October 11. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 48 years, Anna Elizabeth; grandson, John Kenneth; brothers Lawrence, Richard, Fred and Jack, and sister, Virginia Beyer. Ken is survived by his dear children, Sally (Roland) Mullenix, Wanda (Robert) Brown, Mary Schaeffer, Frances Brown, Patricia (William) Schmidt, Tina (John) Blocher, Diana (Chris) Koogler, John Schaeffer, and Cynthia (Robert) Brumbaugh; 16 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He retired in 1983 from Vulcan Tool Co. where he worked as a tool and die maker. Ken was a member of the National and Ohio Chapters of the LST Association and a longtime member St. Brigid Catholic Church. He was a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus as well as being Grand Knight of his local chapter for four terms. Ken was a loving father who touched the hearts of many and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Friends may call at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME - BEAVERCREEK CHAPEL, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd., on Tuesday, October 15 from 5 - 8 pm. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Brigid Catholic Church, 312 Fairground Rd., Xenia, on Wednesday, October 16 at 10:30 am with interment immediately following at Valley View Memorial Gardens. Condolences to the family may be made online at

Funeral Home

Tobias Funeral Home - Beavercreek Chapel
3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd Dayton, OH 45432
(937) 427-1361

Published in Dayton Daily News on Oct. 13, 2013