Peter B. Schaefer, 63

Peter B. Schaefer of Lomira passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007 at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. He was 63 years old.

He was born on Aug. 15, 1944 in Rubicon to Peter B. and Myrtle (nee Becker) Schaefer. He married Ruthann Lederhaus on Jan. 6, 1979 at Divine Savior Church in Hartford.

Peter worked for the Menasha Corp. for 17 years.

He enjoyed carpentry and working on cars. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 28 years Ruthann; his step-son, Wayne (Gail) Nickels of LeRoy; his step-daughter Doreen (Jim) VanMinsel of Hartford; five grandchildren, Amy (Craig) Schattschneider, Josh (Leah) VanMinsel, Angie VanMinsel (friend Ryan Hynek), Ashley Nickels, and Travis Nickels; three sisters, Mary (Tom) Wilson of Lake Zurich, Ill., Pat Heimerl of Rubicon, and Karen (Gib) Fuiten of Rubicon; two brothers, Tom (Mary) of Neosho, and John Schaefer of Lomira; his sisters-in-law Shirley (Ralph) Mueller of Eagle, Carol Nickels of Franklin, Marilyn (Mike) Everson of New Berlin, Sandy (Don) Muraszewski, Dona Lederhaus both of Milwaukee, Cindy Lederhaus of New London; and his brothers-in-law Herbert (Bonnie) Lederhaus of Muskego, David (Jan) Lederhaus of Three Lakes, Larry Sliwinski of Franklin, and Gary (Kim) Lederhaus of Muskego. Peter is further survived by many other relatives and friends.

His beloved great-grand pets Bailey, Duke, Roscoe, Molly, Simba and Ebony always looked forward to seeing and receiving their special treats from Peter, they will miss him.

Peter was preceded in death by his parents, special niece Linda Heimerl, and nephew, Kraig Wilson.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2:30 p.m. at the Shimon Funeral Home Hartford with Rev. Brian Kundinger officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Interment will take place at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Hartford.

Memorials to the family for their wishes are appreciated.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family (262) 673-9500,