In Memory of Rolland Milton Schaefer

March 20, 1930 - August 30, 2017

March 20, 1930  -  August 30, 2017

Rolland Milton Schaefer, 87, of Shell Lake died Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at his home. He was born March 20, 1930 in Colfax, WI to Alfred and Sylvia (Studebaker) Schaefer.  Rolland enjoyed spending his time outside in his gardens, making maple syrup and spending time with his sons at the deer camp.  He also enjoyed playing cards and watching the Green Bay Packers and the Wisconsin Badgers.   

Rolland is survived by his daughter, Sharon (Gary) Demos of Milwaukee; sons, Bruce (Marlene) Schaefer of Eagan, MN, Christian (Danielle Zdon) Schaefer of Minneapolis, MN and James Schaefer of Marshfield; grandchildren, Heath, Amy (Derek), Brian (Rebecca), Gregory, Nicole (Corey), Jeffrey (Rachel), Noah, Lydia, Joshua, Oliva, Adian and Elise; great grandchildren, Tahneal, Tiffany, Penelope and Theodore; brother, Paul (Betty) Schaefer of Shell Lake and sister-in-law, Elaine Schaefer of Shell Lake, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded by daughters, Kathryn and Ruth; son, Brian; brothers, Donald and Marvin; sister, Lorraine Minkley and son-in-law, Bruce Benrud. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Shell Lake United Methodist Church with Pastor Steve Miller officiating. Burial will be in Shell Lake Cemetery.  Military Honors were accorded by Wisconsin Military Honors Team and the Shell Lake Honor Guard.  Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM on Tuesday at the church.

Last Update: Dec 16, 2018 5:42 pm CST

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