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Wavel Elvin Schaefer
Wavel Elvin Schaefer March 17, 1929-October 20, 2020 KANAWHA-Wavel Elvin Schaefer, 91, of Kanawha, IA, born March 17, 1929, the youngest child of Elmer and Gertrude (Stille) Schaefer, died, October 20, 2020, surrounded by his family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. A Public Celebration of Life will be Sunday, Oct. 25th, 4 PM at Andrews Funeral Home, Belmond, IA. A public time of visitation will be held from 2:30-4 PM, Sunday at the funeral home. Masks are suggested. Wavel was born in rural Klemme, IA, and attended Klemme area schools. In 1949, he was united in marriage to Mary Trees and together had four children. On February 15, 1973, Wavel united two families when he married Darlene Webb and happily became a father to her 7 children. Wavel farmed for many years and was a jack of all trades. His passions in life were hunting, fishing, and trapping. He loved the outdoors and had a great appreciation for wildlife. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Velda Blank, and a brother Melvin Schaefer. Wavel is survived by his devoted wife, Darlene and children Aimee (Marlo) Luick, Paul (Nyla) Schaefer, Kelly (Sue) Schaefer, Scott Schaefer, Mick Shipler, Sue (Shipler) Schaefer, Rob (Malia) Shipler, Angie (Clint) Ross, Traci Myers, Todd (DeAnn) Shipler, Leslie Towell, 21 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and special pets Tag and Dufes. Andrews Funeral Home, Belmond, IA. www.andrewsfuenralhomeandfloral.com 641-444-4474.
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In memory of
Wavel Elvin Schaefer
Wavel Elvin Schaefer March 17, 1929-October 20, 2020 KANAWHA-Wavel Elvin Schaefer, 91, of Kanawha, IA, born March 17, 1929, the youngest child of Elmer and Gertrude (Stille) Schaefer, died, October 20, 2020, surrounded by his family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. A Public Celebration of Life will be Sunday, Oct. 25th, 4 PM at Andrews Funeral Home, Belmond, IA. A public time of visitation will be held from 2:30-4 PM, Sunday at the funeral home. Masks are suggested. Wavel was born in rural Klemme, IA, and attended Klemme area schools. In 1949, he was united in marriage to Mary Trees and together had four children. On February 15, 1973, Wavel united two families when he married Darlene Webb and happily became a father to her 7 children. Wavel farmed for many years and was a jack of all trades. His passions in life were hunting, fishing, and trapping. He loved the outdoors and had a great appreciation for wildlife. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Velda Blank, and a brother Melvin Schaefer. Wavel is survived by his devoted wife, Darlene and children Aimee (Marlo) Luick, Paul (Nyla) Schaefer, Kelly (Sue) Schaefer, Scott Schaefer, Mick Shipler, Sue (Shipler) Schaefer, Rob (Malia) Shipler, Angie (Clint) Ross, Traci Myers, Todd (DeAnn) Shipler, Leslie Towell, 21 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and special pets Tag and Dufes. Andrews Funeral Home, Belmond, IA. www.andrewsfuenralhomeandfloral.com 641-444-4474.
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. New trees will be planted in the Superior National Forest, located in northeastern Minnesota, and planting will take place at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall) by a team of certified arborists.

Product Details:

  • A digital (PDF) certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s Legacy guest book, noting your contribution.
  • An entry in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

Your choice to plant memorial trees not only honors the life and legacy of your loved one but also helps to improve and preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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