James "Jim" Schaefer
1948 - 2018
BORN
1948
DIED
2018
FUNERAL HOME
Brettschneider-Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel
606 North Oneida St.
Appleton, WI
James "Jim" Schaefer

Appleton - James "Jim" Schaefer, age 70, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, December 2, 2018. He was born on April 19, 1948 to the late Peter and Anne (Kelly) Schaefer. Jim was in the Army for 7 years, where he was a combat medic in Vietnam War in which he received a Purple Heart for his service. He married Susan Ouellette on July 14, 2004. Jim extremely enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors with his family. He was an advocate for veterans and was a lifetime member of the Manawa DAV Chapter #53.

Jim is survived by his wife, Susan; his sons: Joe (Michelle), Dan (Amy), Clint (Renee), and Randy; his grandchildren: Shelby (Jordan) Kruse, Samuel Schaefer, and Connor and Kaycee Schaefer; great granddaughter Everly Kruse; step children: Bradley and Jamie Ouellette; step grandchildren: Nathan, Kynnedi and Taelynn Ouellette; and other relatives and friends. Jim was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter Kalsi Schaefer.

A memorial service for Jim will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at BRETTSCHNEIDER TRETTIN NICKEL FUNERAL CHAPEL, 606 N Oneida Street, Appleton. Friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Manawa DAV chapter #53, Address: 600 W Washington St

New London, Wisconsin 54961, or Fox Valley Vietnam Vets Association, Address: 120 N Morrison St # 102, Appleton, WI 54911.







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Published by Appleton Post-Crescent on Dec. 9, 2018.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Dec
12
Visitation
9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Brettschneider-Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel
606 North Oneida St., Appleton, WI
Dec
12
Memorial service
11:00a.m.
Brettschneider-Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel
606 North Oneida St., Appleton, WI
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Thank you for your service to our country. May you rest in peace.
December 9, 2018
JANET MITCHELL
December 6, 2018
I am truly and deeply sorry for your Loss. My warmest condolences go out to the family and friends of James. May the God of all comport Grant you peace and strength during difficult time (Psalm 91:11).
M C
December 4, 2018
My sincerest condolences to the family hope you find comfort through prayer 1Thessalonians 5:17
December 4, 2018
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