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Lucille Virginia Lucy Schaefer

d. April 3, 2015

Lucille 'Lucy' Virginia Schaefer

Lucille 'Lucy' Virginia Schaefer of Millstadt, Illinois entered eternal rest on Friday, April 3, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family, having attained the age of 81 years, 2 months and 17 days.

Born in Millstadt, Illinois on January 16, 1934, she was the daughter of Henry and Mathilda Herrmann, nee Weilbacher. She was united in marriage to Leroy Schaefer on June 12, 1954 at St. James Catholic Church in Millstadt, Illinois.

Lucy was the office manager for L. J. Schaefer Construction Company, a member of St. James Catholic Church in Millstadt, the Millstadt Civic Club, Antique Car Club and St. James Council of Catholic Women.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her daughter, Mary Lou Schaefer, in infancy and her brother, Erwin Herrmann.

Surviving are her husband, Leroy Schaefer of Millstadt, Illinois; her children, Cathy (Dave) Rapp-Hines, Carol (Kevin Schaller) Schaefer and James (Julie) Schaefer, all of Millstadt, Illinois; her grandchildren, Chad Rapp of Millstadt, Illinois, Ashley (Tom) Bridges of Freeburg, Illinois, Brittany Schaefer of Cincinnati, Ohio, Joseph Schaefer and Travis Schaller, both of Millstadt, Illinois; her step-grandchildren, Leatta (Steve) Phillips of Wildwood, Missouri and Darren (Tammy) Hines of Columbia, Illinois; her great-granddaughter, Vivian Lucille Bridges; her sister-in-law, Ruth Herrmann of Millstadt, Illinois; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Friends may call on Monday, April 6, 2015 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 from 9:00 A.M. to 10:15 A.M. at the Creason Funeral Home in Millstadt, Illinois. Memorials may be made to Vitas Hospice, the Humane Society or St. James Catholic Church.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. at St. James Catholic Church in Millstadt, Illinois with Monsignor Marvin Volk officiating. Interment will follow in St. James Catholic Cemetery in Millstadt, Illinois.

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