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Joseph Edward Schafer

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Joseph Edward Schafer Obituary

Joseph Edward Schafer, age 71, of Yuba City, passed away September 9, 2016 after a short battle with lung cancer. Joseph was born on October 27, 1944 in Braddock, PA and was a resident of the Yuba-Sutter area for 34 years.

Joseph was a retired U.S.A.F Technical Seargeant and served during Vietnam. He worked for 20 years for U.S.A.F. Security Forces and 30 years as a truck driver for Matheson.

Joseph is suvived by his wife Elizabeth (Betty) Schafer of Yuba City; daughters, Kimberly Schafer of Yuba City and Christine Schafer-Smith of Roseville; son Donald Schafer (Leticia) of Sacramento; granddaughter Jessica Slingsby (Jeffrey) of Puyallup, WA; grandsons, Lain Asher of Yuba City and Brenndan Schafer-Shalowitz of Yuba City and great-grandson Skyler Slingsby of Puyallup, WA.

He is preceded in death by his father Joseph Schafer, mother Sara Schafer and sister Maureen Sivens.

Memorial Services will be conducted Friday, September 16, 2016 at 10:00 am at Ullrey Memorial Chapel with Pastor Jim Anderson officiating. Inurnment will be at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA. Arrangements are under the direction of Ullrey Memorial Chapel.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Sept. 14 to Sept. 15, 2016
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