Richard E. Schafer


Nov. 28, 1938 - Nov. 19, 2012



Richard E. Schafer of Big Bend died Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at the Muskego Health Care Center, at the age of 73. Richard proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.


Richard will be dearly missed by his son, Chris (Tammy) Schafer; grandchildren, Jocelyn and Madison; sister, Dorothy Flood; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Richard was preceded in death by his parents and siblings.


Private family burial will be held at West Lawn Cemetery, Sturtevant.


Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, visit