David Schaefer, 67, of Bellevue, passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Nov. 3, 1945, in Bellevue, son of the late William V. and Elizabeth “Betty” (Moyer) Schaefer. Dave was employed for 40 years at Green Bay Packaging in Fremont until his retirement in 2007. He was an U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War.
He was an active member of Immaculate Conception Church, serving as treasurer of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. He was an avid Ohio State fan, and loved hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.
He married Carol C. (Blake) Schaefer on June 17, 1967, at Immaculate Conception Church. She preceded him in death Oct. 5, 2007.
Survivors include his son, Matt Schaefer, of Bellevue; daughter, Kristen (Ben) Stoll, of North Fairfield; grandchildren, Justin, McKenzie, Bella, Logan, Luke and Amelia Stoll, and Jordan and Austin Schaefer; one brother, Stephen (Linda) Schaefer, of Bellevue; sister, Jane (Kirk) Horn, of Bellevue, and Cynthia (Frank) DeLuca, of Huron; sister-in-law, Carol Schaefer, of Youngwood, Pa.; and special friend, Diane Streeter, of Bellevue.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and brother, William Schaefer.
Friends will be received 2-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue, where the Rosary will be recited at 1:30 p.m. A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, at
Immaculate Conception Church, 231 E. Center St., Bellevue. Burial will follow at York Chapel Cemetery. The family encourages friends to wear Ohio State attire.
Memorials can be made to Memorials Hospice or the St. Vincent DePaul Society.
Memories and condolences may be shared at foosfuneral.com