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John Schafer

John Thomas "Jack" Schafer

Monday, April 6th, 1925 - Thursday, July 16th, 2020
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John Thomas “Jack” Schafer, 95, of Gering, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2020 at The Residency Care Center in Scottsbluff. Cremation has taken place and services will be held at a later date. Memorials in Jack’s honor may be made in care of St. Agnes Catholic Church and sent to 2605 Addison Avenue, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361. Online condolences may be made by viewing Jack’s memorial page at Bridgman Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Scottsbluff are entrusted with arrangements.

Jack is survived by his daughter Jill (Larry) Abel, granddaughter Issa; son John (Rhonda) Schafer, granddaughter Ashley (Josh) Krzywicki and great-grandchildren Brea and Rylan; daughter Julie (Steve) Krejchi and grandchildren Tate and Cora; and numerous other family members.

Jack is preceded in death by his parents, wife Virginia Jodene, brothers Howard and Dick Schafer and sister Mary Parks.
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(ICE)Kim Hittner

Posted at 12:28am
When I think of your dad, I remember visits to the elevator especially in the spring to visit the chicks and ducks. I remember a very special Easter from the Schafer’s of a such named Daphne. We walked those ducks and swam those ducks. Those were special time. In loving memory of both of your parents lost so close to mine. Kim Hittner i

Julie Krejci Posted at 10:40pm

Thank you Kim for the great memories. .....I remember Daphne. Please take care.

Deb Kasza

Posted at 09:54pm
To Jack’s family,
I had the great pleasure becoming a good friend to him. He was always very kind . We would talk about when he had the feed store and would go with Grandpa to pick up baby chicks and feed for our rabbits.He always care for people that didn’t have much . He would say he was blessed to have the business he had. I will miss him greatly. Sincerely Deb Kasza

Julie Krejci Posted at 10:41pm

We will miss him as well. Thanks for sharing your memories.

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