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Mollie Schafer

Friday, March 5, 2004

June 25, 1908-March 4, 2004

Mollie Schafer, 95, died Thursday (March 4, 2004) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook.

She was born June 25, 1908, to Conrad and Mary Barbara (Adolph) Schafer in Hussenbach, Russia. The family moved to the United States in 1911 to Sebewang, Mich. They lived in Chicago, Ill., and Wyoming before coming to McCook in 1917. They farmed southwest of McCook. She graduated from rural school.

In 1942, the family moved into McCook, where she was employed as a fabric finisher by Ideal Dry Cleaners and later by Zepher Cleaners. She has been a resident of Highland Park since July 1998.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Phillip Schafer in 1980; three sisters, Amelia Schafer in 1983, Elizabeth Lebsack in 1990; and Mary Schafer in 1992.

Services are Monday, 10:30 a.m., at Herrmann Memorial Chapel in McCook with the Rev. Dr. Jeff Thurman officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in McCook.

Memorials may be given in her name and friends may call the funeral home.

Herrmann Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.