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Elfriede Schafer

February 2, 1940 November 5, 2020
Elfriede Schafer
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Elfriede Schafer, longtime area resident of Eagle, MI, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on November 5, 2020. She was born February 2, 1940 in the village of Altstadt, Czechoslovakia, and was raised in Biberachzell, Germany. Elfriede was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, who enjoyed gardening, the outdoors, shopping, cooking and baking. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Grand Ledge.

Elfriede is survived by her husband of 61 years, Justin; children: Thomas Schafer, Carolyn (Steve) Graszler, and Selena (Joe) Backus; grandchildren: Philip (Jessica) Graszler, Daniel Lange, Duane (Denise) Backus, Nick (Stacey) Backus, Joe II Backus, and James Backus; 2 great-grandchildren, Noah and Levi Graszler; brothers: Rudolph Mick, Emil Mick, Otto Mick, and Helmut Mick. She is predeceased by her daughter, Peggy Lange; parents, Otto and Anna (Yohanna) Mick; sisters, Gertrude Morris and Anna Thomas; brothers, Gerhard & Adolf Mick.

A private graveside service will be held for family and extended family Monday, November 9, 2020 at 1:00 PM North Eagle Cemetery, Eagle, MI. For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 27777 Franklin Rd #1150, Southfield, MI 48034 or Sparrow Hospice, 1210 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48915 in loving memory of Elfriede Schafer. The family entrusted arrangements to Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge.

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1:00 PM 11/9/2020 1:00:00 PM
North Eagle Cemetery

12300 S. Grange Road.
Eagle, MI 48822

Graveside service is for family and extended family.

North Eagle Cemetery
12300 S. Grange Road. Eagle 48822 MI
United States

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