Dennis L. Schaeffer, 76, Jasper

Dennis SchaeferDennis L. Schaeffer, 76, of Jasper, died Tuesday (March 1) at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. He was born in Ferdinand October 6, 1939, to Leo and Clara (Welp) Schaeffer. He married Janice Henke November 24, 1960, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper.

Dennis was retired from Ditto Sales in Jasper. He served in the Indiana Army National Guard, was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper and its Men’s Society, Jasper Moose Lodge No. 1175, American Legion Post No. 124 in Ferdinand, and Jasper Outdoor Recreation.

He is survived by his wife, Janice Schaeffer, Jasper; one sister, Sharon Seger and husband Kenny, Jasper; and two brothers, Bernie Schaeffer and wife Janie, Jasper, and Sam Schaeffer and wife Debbie, Evansville.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. Jasper Moose Lodge will conduct a memorial service at 6 p.m. A rosary will be prayed at 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or to the Eternal Word Television Network, 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL 35201-2164. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery.

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