Paul Edward Schaefer
1935 - 2021
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Paul Edward Schaefer

Prescott - Paul Edward Schaefer, 85, passed away January 7, 2021 in Prescott, Arizona into the loving hands of God.

Paul was born in South Kingstown, R.I. to Leo and Magdalen Schaefer on November 14, 1935. He attended high school and college in Dayton, OH and served in the US Air Force. He married his first love, Mary Davis in 1958. He was, with his brother Vern, co-owner of Glawe Tent and Awning in Dayton. In 1975 he and Mary moved to Phoenix, Az and owned the Apache Awning Company until he retired in 1998. In 1995 he married Barbara Hilton and they moved to Prescott, Az and enjoyed their retirement together playing golf, bowling and helping others. Paul was the most caring and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. Paul was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary and his parents. Survived by his loving wife, Barbara; his daughter Saundra Rodgriguez (Edward), his grandchildren: Magdalena, Eddie Michael and Regina Rodriguez; brother Vernon (Freddy), sisters Mary Upton (Lonnie) and Christina Kane; stepson Rusty Hilton and many nieces and nephews. Memorial donations may be made to Margret T Morris Care Center or Maggie's Hospice. Funeral service will be private. Arrangements entrusted to Ruffner-Wakelin Funeral Homes. Please sign Paul's guest book and share a memory with the family at

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Published in The Arizona Republic from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2021.
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