Ronald Thomas


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Ronald Thomas Schafer

Apr 15 1942 - Oct 11 2009

Age 67 of Frisco, Texas passed away on October 11, 2009. He was born April 15, 1942 in Hammond, Indiana to Irene (Wagy) and Thomas Schafer. On August 23, 1967, Ron married Mary Silva in Topeka, Kansas. Ron was retired from Laird Noller Ford Motor Company in Topeka, Kansas. Ron is survived by his wife, Mary Schafer of Frisco, Texas; son, John Schafer and his wife, Mindy of St. Joseph, Missouri; daughter, Stephanie McGrath and her husband, Bill of Aurora, Illinois; grandchildren, Ashton Schafer, Karlee Furr and her husband, Skylar, Jordan Quist, and Abby Schafer; great-grandchildren, Jalen Schafer and Cooper Furr; sisters, Pauline Kennett and her husband, Gene of Petersburg, Illinois, Linda Warren of Wichita, Kansas, and Dean Bolinger and his wife, Gloria of St. Joseph , Missouri; several nieces, nephews, and a host of friends. Ron is preceded in death by his father, Thomas Schafer, mother, Irene Bolinger, and step-father, Ike Bolinger. A Funeral Service will be held at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Frisco, Texas on Friday, October 16, 2009 at 2:00 PM. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Thursday to pay respects and to sign the register book. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Thursday evening beginning at 6:00 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.
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