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Paul Wilbur Schafer, 86, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017. He was born to Rudolph and Mabel Schafer on Oct. 22, 1930 in Kokomo. He married his wife of 67 years, Patricia Schafer, and she precedes him in death.
Paul served our country in the United States Marines, and then went on to retire from Chrysler in 1994 after 30 years. He enjoyed working in the yard and remodeling his homes over the years. He loved his family and his wife. Paul believed in the Lord.
Paul is survived by his daughter, Penny (Clint Blanton) Wilhoite; four grandchildren, Chris (Jaime) Wilhoite, Jessica (Richard) Wilhoite Slaven, Adam Wilhoite and Cody Cunningham; great-grandchildren, Logan and Grant Wilhoite; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Schafer; daughter Peggy Cunningham; his parents, Rudolph and Mabel Schafer; two brothers; and three sisters.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 21 at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel. A memorial service will follow at 6 p.m.
You may view Paul's obituary and leave a condolence for the family online at ellersmortuarywebsterstreet.com.
Published on July 20, 2017
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