Lois Schaefer (1934 - 2019)

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SIDNEY — Lois J. Schaefer, 84, of Sidney, and formerly of New Knoxville, died at 9:45 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at Vancrest of Saint Marys.

She was born, Oct. 18, 1934, in Saint Marys, the daughter of Cornelius and Mollie (Hawk) McMullen.

She married Roger B. Schaefer, June 26, 1955, in the St. Paul United Church of Christ, New Bremen, and he preceded her in death in 2000.

She is survived by her daughter, Debra Schaefer, of Sidney; her sister-in-law, Dorothy McMullen, of Saint Marys; her brother-in-law, Dale Schaefer, of New Bremen; her sister-in-law, Judy Gehle, of Minster; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son, Scott Schaefer; brother, Wilbur McMullen; and sister, Marvel Ramsey.

Lois was a 1953 graduate of Saint Marys Memorial High School, where she had been very active in the music program of the school. She continued to enjoy music and tap dancing all her life. She and her family spent many weekends at Indian Lake, and she enjoyed making crafts.

She had worked at the former Home Bank in Saint Marys; New Knoxville Telephone Co. and Orr Felt Co. in Piqua.

Funeral rites will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys. Burial will follow in Glen Cemetery, Port Jefferson.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of services, Wednesday, at the funeral home, where memorial gifts may be given to the Vancrest Activities Fund.

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Miller Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Saint Marys
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885
(419) 394-2301
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Feb. 8 to Feb. 9, 2019
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