James (Jim) David Schaeffer


Birth: January 11th, 1955
Death: October 9th, 2018
Age: 63 years
Residence:Midland
High School:St. Mary's High School in Saginaw -
College:Northern Michigan University -
Survived By: In addition to his wife Holly, Jim is survived by his son, David (Lauren) Schaeffer; his daughter, Janelle (Andy Durkacs) Schaeffer; brothers, Wayne (Cathy) Schaeffer, Joseph (Carolynn) Schaeffer; sister, Patti Schaeffer and many nieces, nephews and friends.

James (Jim) David Schaeffer, 63 of Midland, passed away Tuesday evening, October 9, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was born January 11, 1955 in Saginaw, son of Marjorie (McMullen) & Joseph Schaeffer. Jim attended St. Mary’s High School in Saginaw and continued his education at Northern Michigan University, receiving a bachelor’s degree. He worked as a Medical Technologist at Covenant Healthcare for over 30 years. Jim married Holly (Brunner) on February 13, 1982 at Peace Lutheran Church in Saginaw. Jim enjoyed being with his family and friends (of which he had many), visiting the Great Lakes, muscle cars, photography, music, and watching (yelling at) the Detroit Tigers and Red Wings.

 

In addition to his wife Holly, Jim is survived by his son, David (Lauren) Schaeffer; his daughter, Janelle (Andy Durkacs) Schaeffer; brothers, Wayne (Cathy) Schaeffer, Joseph (Carolynn) Schaeffer; sister, Patti Schaeffer and many nieces, nephews and friends.

 

Funeral services will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 13, 2018, from the Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Home, 1200 W. Wheeler Street. Jim’s family will receive friends and family at the funeral home on Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider National Public Radio (NPR; Delta or CMU stations) or The HealthWell Foundation (provides assistance in healthcare costs for cancer patients).



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