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Catherine R. Schaefer

August 2, 1928 ~ August 13, 2019 (age 91)


Catherine R. Schaefer, 91, passed away August 13, 2019 at Oakwood Campus in Tell City.

Born August 2, 1928, in Siberia, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Cecilia Jasper Gehlhausen.

Catherine was retired from the Swiss Haus and was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. She enjoyed quilting, cross stitching, gardening and puzzles.

Survivors include her children, Paul J. Schaefer, Ruth M. Schaefer and David L. Schaefer all of Tell City, a granddaughter, Amber (Jody) Harris, a great grandson Taylor Sturgeon and 6 nephews and 2 nieces.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son Walter E Schaefer, her brothers Walter, Leonard and Louis Gehlhausen and a niece.

Funeral services will be held at 10 am , Tuesday August 20, 2019 at St. Paul Catholic Church with burial in the St. Martin Catholic Cemetery in Siberia. Visitation will be from 3pm to 7pm Monday August 19, 2019 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home and from 8:30 am to 930 am Tuesday.

Memorial contributions may be given to St Paul Catholic Church.

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August 19, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10th Street
Tell City, IN 47586

Funeral Mass
August 20, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Paul Catholic Church

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