John F. Schafer Obituary
SCHAFER RITES SET WEDNESDAY (Big Spring Herald, Tuesday, February 7, 1961)
John F. Schafer, Glasscock County rancher, died about 5:30 p.m. Monday (February
6, 1961) in Big Spring. His funeral will be held Wednesday. Mr. Schafer was born
in Ohio, June 17, 1887. He with his parents came to this area the same year. He
was married to Ellen Hillger in Stanton, Sept. 7, 1914. Services are set for 2
p.m. in the River Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. R. O. Browder, pastor of the
Park Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Trinity Memorial Park.
Survivors include his widow; one son, William R. Schafer, Garden City; three
brothers, Chris, Bismarck, and Ben, all of Garden City; a half-sister, Pearl
Baker, Garden City; four grandchildren.
Submitted by Gene
Schafer on May 19, 2002.
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