Patricia A. Schafer

Patricia A. Schafer, 83, of Marion and formerly Clyde, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, in Marion.

She was born Aug. 24, 1930, in Clyde, to George D. and Alma (Smith) Rogers.

Her husband, William J. Schafer survives in Marion; as well as, four children, Carolyn (Larry) Miller of Columbus, Susan (Tom) McClanahan of Columbus, Steve (Amy) Ricker of Toledo and Kenneth (Patricia) Ricker of Perrysburg; two stepchildren, Michael (Amy) Schafer of Bay Village and Thomas (Cynthia) Schafer of Wake Forest, North Carolina; 10 grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Peggy Meyers of Bellevue; and brother-in-law, Ralph Kinsey of Fremont.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six siblings, Kathryn Carter, Mary Lou Kinsey and George, Richard, David and Donald Rogers; and the father of her children, Richard Ricker.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 S. Main St., Clyde.

Her funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Alan Knoke officiating. Burial will follow at McPherson Cemetery, Clyde.

Memorials may be given to a charity of the donor’s choice.