Linda L. Schafte, 69, of Lansdale, died Tuesday, August 16, 2016. She was the wife of the late Michael A. Schafte, who died June 27, 2012. Born August 3, 1947 in Lansdale, she was a daughter of the late John and Kathryn (Strasser) Troxel. Linda was employed as an assembler with the former Philco Ford, Lansdale, for many years. She loved cooking for everybody, especially her family. Linda was an avid Phillies fan, and she enjoyed coloring, drawing, and doodling. Survivors include her sons, Michael J. Schafte (Kelley) of Telford, and Matthew S. Schafte, Sr. (Christina) of Harleysville; six grandchildren; one great-grandchildren; and her sister, Donna Wagner of Lansdale. She was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Troxel; and sister, Maryann Gibson. Relatives and friends may call after 1:00 p.m. on August 26, 2016 at Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, 701 Derstine Ave., Lansdale, followed by the Memorial Service at 3:00 p.m. Interment will be private.
Published in The Reporter from Aug. 17 to Aug. 19, 2016.