Arthur G. Schaefer

Dates

May 28, 1916 - January 23, 2013

Obituary

Arthur G. Schaefer went home to the Lord on January 23, 2013. Art was born May 28, 1916 on a farm near Mt. Vernon. He served our country during WWII. He returned to South Dakota and married Alma Goldammer on October 2, 1946. He retired from the Mitchell Post Office in 1981. He was an excellent problem solver and could fix anything. Art and Alma moved to Firesteel Health Care Center in 2006.

Grateful for having shared his life are his children Shirley (Dave) Burkhardt, Eugene, OR; Ronald (Mary) Schaefer, Mitchell, SD. Grandchildren are Christopher (Jamie) Schaefer, Yankton; Mark (Katrina) Burkhardt, Eugene, OR, Mary (Dade) Johnardt, Eugene, OR; Samantha Schaefer, Mitchell; Kim Schaefer, Sioux Falls; Jon Schaefer, Brookings and 7 great-grandchildren.

Art was preceded in death by his wife, Alma; a grandson Matthew Burkhardt and his brothers and sisters.

 




 


Visitation(s)

Date
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens Street
Mitchell, South Dakota

Service

Date
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Time
2:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Posted by Kelly on February 2, 2013
Shirley and Ron, I'm sorry to learn of your father's death. Take comfort in knowing that Jehovah God has lovingly promised to bring back our dead loved ones so we cam enjoy life with them again. John 5:28,29. I hope your memories of Arthur and this hope conforts your hearts now and in the days ahead.
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