The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


March 5, 2013

Bobby Schaef

— Memorial services for Bobby Chris Schaef, 60, of Palestine, will be at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Trinity Church, 526 Benbrook Dr., in Palestine with David Gregg officiating.  Arrangements are under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

Mr. Schaef passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, at his residence.

He was born May 10, 1952, in Pampa, Texas to Bert James Schaef and Jewel Bonita Black Schaef.  

He was a member of Trinity Church and worked as a correctional officer for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice’s Michael Unit.

Bobby married Di Weldon on Sept. 28, 2006. He was a carpenter and loved to fish and garden.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Betty Hines and Barbara Fife.

He is survived by his wife, Di Schaef of Palestine; son, Sean Schaef of Palestine; and stepson, John Weldon of Palestine; two sisters, Clarice Meadow and husband Plez of White Deer and Ruth Ann Manion and husband Rusty of Shawnee, Okla.; and five brothers, Larry Schaef and wife Pat of Atoka, Okla., Ed Schaef and wife Peggy of Amarillo, Jackie Schaef and wife Linda of Amarillo, Johnny Schaef and wife Sue of Amarillo, and James Schaef of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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