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1964 Anthony 2021

Anthony Ralph Schafer

June 28, 1964 — January 10, 2021

Tony Schafer passed away at home January 10, 2021 after a hard battle with Acute Myeloid Luekemia. 

Anthony Ralph Schafer was born in St Cloud, MN to Ralph and Margaret Peg (Neis) Schafer on June 28, 1964. He married Linda Tholund on January 22, 1994 and renewed their vows 10 years later.

He was a proud husband, father, grandpa, and great grandpa. He spent his summers motorcycling and winters ice fishing. He loved to help the disabled and grew a large garden often giving fresh produce to those in need. He was always there to lend a helping hand.

Tony is survived by his wife Linda in Sioux Falls SD, his children Nathan Thompson St Joseph MN, Brittany(Donald) Willis St Cloud MN, Nicole Johnson East Bethel MN, Teresa(Jake) Evans Sioux Falls SD. Nine grand children Joshua, Taylor, Emilly, Devine, Geneva, Mariah, Jordan, Hayden, and Steffen. Two great grand children Da'von and Desmond, sister Sandra Briggs and brother in laws Ron Bednar Sr, Jim(Clare) Tholund, Joel(Ginny) Tholund, Jon Tholund, sister in laws Bonita Tholund, Deborah(Bill) Rauth, and many nieces and nephews, and dogs Dew-be and Indy. He was proceded in death by both parents, sister Cindy Bednar and brother in laws Gerald Tholund, Gene Hackbarth and sister in law Lindey Ann Kramer. 

Services will be held in July of 2021 in St. Cloud, Mn. 


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