Schaefer, Larry J.
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Larry J. Schaefer, 58, of Marshfield, passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield surrounded by his family.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2012, at Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home (1010 E. Veterans Pkwy.) in Marshfield. The Rev. Jordan Scott will officiate. A time of visitation will be held from 5 until 9 p.m. on Friday, December 7 and from 10 a.m. until time of services Saturday all at the funeral home.
Larry was born on April 10, 1954 in Marshfield, the son of Robert and Bernice (Raymond) Schaefer. He was united in marriage to Bonnie Hoernke on July 28, 1973 at Grace Lutheran Church in Nasonville. Larry was a truck driver and drove for various trucking companies. His last employment was with his brother, Michael as a dispatcher with Schaefer Transport. Larry was a comedian by nature, a peacemaker and brought joy to whomever he met. He was a great husband, father, brother, uncle and adored his grandchildren.
Larry is survived by his wife, Bonnie; his daughter, Lori (Justin) Gerdes, Marshfield; two grandchildren: Cassie and Zach. He is further survived by three brothers, Richard (Gloria), Paul (Doug Petznick) and Michael all of Marshfield; two brothers-in-law, Dave Hoernke, Merrill and Duane (Sandy) Hoernke, Auburndale; step-daughter, "Truckin Bubba"; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Bernice; a brother, Jeff and a sister, Margaret.
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Published in the Marshfield News Herald on Dec. 7, 2012