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Edna J. Schaefer

Edna J. Schaefer, 77, of Grand Island, joined her husband in heaven on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, at Brookefield Park in St. Paul.

Edna chose to be cremated with no formal services.

Peters Funeral Home of St. Paul assisted the family.

She was born on Oct. 17, 1943, at Enid, Oklahoma, the daughter of Thomas R. and Ruby M. (Holland) Phillips.

She was a devoted teacher, wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her children, David Schaefer of Carson City, NV and Michael Schaefer and his wife, Sara Owen of Charleston, WV; and seven grandchildren, Alyssa, Eric, Jeni, Devon, Derick, Cameron and John.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, David F. Schaefer.
Gone from Earth, but living eternally with God.

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My wonderful sister I will miss you with every breath I take. Rest with our Father and we will see each other again some day.

Katherine Wagner Oct 4 2021 10:29 PM

Mom, Enda you were like another Mom to me. I will always cherish the memories I have of you. There is one memory I have. If I would call you Sweet Lady You would Say I'm Not Sweet Lady. I'm Mom. And we would laugh every time. I Love you and Miss you Dearly

Kathy Bertholf Sep 30 2021 1:43 AM