Dennis A. Schafer
September 8, 2019
Preceded in death by parents, Dr. Lewis A. and Twila Schafer; brother, Rodney Schafer; in-laws, Charles S. and Catherine Monico. Survived by wife, Kathy (Monico) Schafer; sister-in-law Mary Jane Herron (Gary); brothers-in-law, Chuck Monico (Kathy) and Jerry Monico (Kathy); nephews: Chuck Monico (Marlo), Tony Monico, and Greg Monico (Rachael); nieces, Lisa Kalamaja (Joe), Catherine Johnson (Brian), Andrea Monico, Michelle Maher (Dave), and Christine Nelson (Greg); grandnieces and grandnephews: Michael, Charles, Christian, Marissa, Carmella, Brayden, Bradley, Sara, Erin, James, Noah, Isabelle, Samuel, Elijah, Miles, and Natalie.
VISITATION begins on Friday, September 13th at 4pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 6:30pm. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Saturday, September 14th at 10am at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 7600 S. 42nd St. Interment: St. Mary Magdalene Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Gross Catholic High School or St. Bernadette Catholic Church.
I am so sorry for your loss, Kathy! Sending prayers to you and your family! He’s was such a courageous man!
Kathy, my prayers are with you. Dennis was a good and brave man, who meant a lot to the family. God be with you all.
Our deepest condolences. Our prayers are with you and your family.
We are sorry for your loss. He will be greatly missed
Kathy, I’m so sorry for your loss. Dennis showed his strength and character in his emails, and I was blessed to have been given that glimpse into your and his journey. I pray you feel God’s strength and comfort in the days ahead.
Kathy, I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved husband Dennis. I was so shocked. I can’t image how you must be feeling. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you as you continue on without him. You both had been married and together a long time. I’m sending a big hug to you. Deepest sympathy