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Robert V. Schaefer

March 29, 1942 July 7, 2019
Robert V. Schaefer
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Obituary for Robert V. Schaefer

Robert V. Schaefer, 77, of Heyworth, Illinois, passed away at 11:30 A.M. Sunday, July 7, 2019, at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal, Illinois.

His visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Heyworth, Illinois. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, July 11, 2019, at The United Church of Heyworth, Heyworth, Illinois, with Pastor Linda Vonck officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to The United Church of Heyworth or American Cancer Society.

Bob was born March 29, 1942, in Sheffield, Alabama, a son of Robert M. and Christina Smith Schaefer. He married Karen Niemann on July 2, 1966, at the Tarkio United Methodist Church in Tarkio, Missouri. She survives.

He is also survived by his daughter, Kirsten (Clemens) Schaefer Feldker of Bloomington, Illinois; grandchildren, Zachery Feldker and Valerie Feldker; and brother, Charles (Marie) Schaefer of Santa Rosa, California.

Bob attended The United Church of Heyworth. He had an MBA from Northwest Missouri State University. Bob was a musician finding a passion for the trombone from a young age and picked up the trumpet just 5 years ago. When Bob was younger, he and friends had their own amateur stock car and competed at the local level. Bob was a railroad enthusiast, who enjoyed creating model train layouts. He was a woodworker who created projects for family members. Throughout his life, Bob had many interests and many hobbies, but most of all Bob loved his family. He was a loving husband of 53 years, a great father and grandfather, and a devoted friend who will be deeply missed.


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Visitation

Wednesday

10

Jul

4:00 PM 7/10/2019 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 7/10/2019 6:00:00 PM
Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Heyworth Chapel

204 East Cole Street
Heyworth, IL 61745

Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Homes - Heyworth Chapel
204 East Cole Street Heyworth 61745 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

11

Jul

11:00 AM 7/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
The United Church of Heyworth

302 East Main Street
Heyworth, IL 61745

The United Church of Heyworth
302 East Main Street Heyworth 61745 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

The United Church of Heyworth

302 East Main Street
Heyworth, IL 61745

American Cancer Society

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