Hafer Funeral Home Inc
50 N Pinch Rd
Elkview, WV 25071
(304) 965-3331

Dessie "Gertrude" Schoolcraft

1921 - 2019
Dessie "Gertrude" Schoolcraft Obituary

DESSIE "GERTRUDE" SCHOOLCRAFT, 98, of Elkview, went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 27, 2019.
She was born September 29, 1921, to the late Robert and Margaret Paxton. She was a member of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. Gertrude loved to spend time outside working on her flower garden and enjoying nature.
In addition to her parents, Gertrude was preceded in death by the love of her life husband, Lee A. Schoolcraft; brothers, John and Edward Paxton; sisters, Nina Stout, Elsie (Noah) Salisbury, Helen (Donald) Brown, Beauatice Lance; and brother-in-law, Dale Leavitt.
Gertrude is survived by her sister, Geraldean Leavitt; nephew, Tom Schoolcraft; and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express special appreciation to Joe Hover for his assistance over the years.
A service honoring Gertrude's Life will be held 1 p.m. Monday, December 30, at Hafer Funeral Home, with Pastor Cherrie Sizemore officiating. Burial will follow in Elk Hills Memorial Park, Big Chimney. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to www.haferfuneral home.net.
Arrangements are in the care of Hafer Funeral Home, 50 North Pinch Road, Elkview, W.Va.
Published in Charleston Gazette-Mail on Dec. 29, 2020
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