Alvin “Butch” Schaefer Jr., 61, passed away May 2, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Jasper, Indiana.
He was born May 5, 1955 to Alvin and Mary Ann Schaefer of St. Meinrad, Indiana.
Alvin married Carol Friedel on May 21, 1977. He was a self-employed auto mechanic and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, riding 4-wheelers, working on cars and watching hummingbirds.
He is survived by his wife; his children, Carrie Whitefeather (Mike) of Santa Claus, Jeremy Schaefer of Bristow, and Courtney Schaefer of Bristow; siblings, Becky Waninger of Velpin, Kenny Schaefer of Bristow, Phyllis Satterfield, Danny Schaefer, Randy Schaefer, and Scott Schaefer all of St. Meinrad. Alvin was blessed with 4 grandchildren, Tyler McKinney, Alex Schaefer, Hailey and Carleigh Brosmer.
Preceding him in death are his parents.
Funeral Services will be at 10:00 am Friday, May 5, 2017 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home with burial in the St. Meinrad Cemetery. Fr. Jeremy King will officiate. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 pm Thursday, May 4 and from 9 to 10 am Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.