In Memory of

Ernest W. Schafer

January 10, 1932 - December 7, 2019



Ernest (Ernie) Wendell Schafer, 87, of Lee’s Summit, MO, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019 at KC Hospice House in Kansas City, MO. Service will be held Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 1pm at Zion Lutheran Church in Corder, MO., Visitation will begin at 12:00pm Burial will be at the Missouri Veteran’s Cemetery in Higginsville, MO.

Ernie was born January 10, 1932 in Corder MO to Ernst & Anna (Nuttleman) Schafer. He lived most of his life in central Missouri and attended school in Corder and graduated for the University of Missouri. He was united in marriage to Darlene (Carter) Schafer on May 23, 1954.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Darlene; his parents, and his brother in-law, Les Lee. Ernie is survived by his children, Cindy (Jim) Marsh, Mark Schafer, Steve (Jill) Schafer; 3 sisters, Shirley Lee, Carol (Bob) Oetting, and Sharon (John) Bobzin; 7 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren.

Arrangements by Langsford Funeral Home, Lee’s Summit, MO.


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My prayers and my thoughts to all of his family. I’m sorry I couldn’t make it . I thought the world of Wendell and treasure the memories.


Wednesday, December 11, 2019
12:30 PM


Wednesday, December 11, 2019