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August 30, 2007

(8/26/1938 – 8/21/2007)

Robert Gerald Schafer, 68, of Blue Springs, MO, passed away August 21, 2007, at Kansas City Hospice House.

Graveside services were held August 25, 2007, at Green Lawn Cemetery, Kansas City, MO. Memorial services were held August 26, 2007, at Lancaster United Methodist Church, Lancaster, MO, following regular services.

Robert was born August 26, 1938 in Lancaster, MO.

He worked as a corporate law attorney and received his engineering degree from the University of Missouri and his law degree from UMKC. He had lived and worked in Saudi Arabia for several years and then California before settling in Blue Springs, MO. Robert loved music and sang in the Vesper Men’s Quartet. He also loved woodworking, sculpturing, and painting.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Dixie Lee Schafer in 2005.

He is survived by two daughters, Wendy Jones (Gary) of Lee’s Summit, MO, and Rebecca Bredehoeft (Keith) of Overland Park, KS; grandchildren, Bethany, Josiah, and Abigail Jones, Delaney, Sheridan, and Coleman Bredehoeft; brothers, Jim and Larry Schafer; sister, Sarah Schafer; step-mother, Lenore Schafer.

Arrangements were by Park Lawn Funeral Home.

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