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Carl Schafer

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Carl Schafer Obituary
Schafer, Carl ,

Carl Lloyd Schafer, 77 of Louisville, passed away at his home on October 6, 2017.

He was a plumber for the Plumbers Local #107 and worked at Churchhill Downs for many years. He was a proud grandfather , was active with the Moore Booster Club and was an avid train enthusiast.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth Aldridge Schafer, a grand daughter, Krista Wagner, parents, Carl and Elizabeth Schafer and his loyal Bischon Frise Charlie.

Carl is survived by his wife of 29 years, Betty Jo Schafer, children, Susan Schafer Horn (Jack), Mark Wagner, Kirk Wagner (Thy), Kim Culver (Steve) and Diane Campbell (Randy), a sister, Donna Slaten (Robert), a niece, Sheryl Slaten and his father-in-law, Tom Pinkston. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. The family would also like to thank Carl's caregiver Toni, for her care and compassion.

A funeral service to celebrate Carl's life will be conducted at 12 noon on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in the chapel of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown Rd. with interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Guests are invited to attend a visitation from 3-8pm on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Kentucky Humane Society, 1000 Lyndon Lane Suite B, Louisville KY 40222 or Bethlehem Evangelical United Church of Christ,1480 South Sixth Street, Louisville, KY 40208

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Published in The Courier-Journal on Oct. 9, 2017
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