Emil J. ‘Bud’ Schaeffer
March 27, 1930 – Nov. 21, 2010
J. "Bud" Schaeffer found his peace Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at the
Virginia Health & Wellness Center in Waukesha at the age of 80.
He was the beloved husband of Rita (nee Brandt) for 55 years; loving
father of Michael; proud grandfather of Michelle Schaeffer; and dear
great-grandfather of Joseph, Trever and Skylar. He is also loved by his
sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and
Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at
Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church, N35-W23360 Capitol Drive, Pewaukee.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s
Bud was an Air Force veteran and past owner of Bud & Al’s Service
Station in Waukesha. In the 1960s, he was involved in slow-pitch baseball.
He retired from the Waukesha County Expo Center as an event supervisor.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the church or the charity
of your choice.
Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family.
For more information, call 827-0659 or visit
view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.
"Bud, you will always walk with God"