Schaefer, Lorene, Marie
Grand Ledge & Flushing, MI
Formerly of Frankenmuth, MI
Passed away Thursday, April 21, 2011 at Eaton Community Hospice in Charlotte, MI at the age of 91. Lorene Keller was born December 17, 1919 in Pickford, MI. She married Elmer C. Schaefer on October 5, 1946. He preceded her in death in 1988. Lorene worked at AC Spark Plug, and the Fischer Hotel. She was a former member of St. Lorenz Lutheran Church, Frankenmuth and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in AuGres. She loved gardening, especially flowers, collecting dolls, fishing, dressing fashionably, Tigers baseball, and the Green Bay Packers.
Surviving are daughters; Carol (Armin) Tata, AuGres, MI, Sue Schnarr, Grand Ledge, MI; 5 grand-children, Andrea (Matt) Eberle, Schaefer (Deanna) Arnould, Kacey (Andy) Tooker , Kamy Schnarr, and JaNae Schnarr; 4 great grand-children, Alex, Emma, Caleb, and Carson; sisters, Mary Ann Krafft, June List and brother Junior Keller all of Frankenmuth, MI.
Lorene was preceded in death by two sisters, Maxine Marshall, Betty Green and a brother Ron Keller.
Funeral services will take place on Thursday April 28, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin St. Rev. Richard McKenzie will officiate with burial at St. Lorenz Lutheran Cemetery. Lorene’s family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2 - 8 P.M. and on Thursday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Eaton Community Hospice. Lorene’s family wishes to express their thanks to Independence Village in Grand Ledge and Eaton Community Hospice for their warm and loving care.