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Peggy Schaeffer

Peggy A. Schaeffer, 76, Sturgis, Mich., formerly of Wolcottville, died Friday, January 17, 2014 at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Ft. Myers, Fla.

    She was born August 4, 1937, in New Haven, Ind., to Raymond E. and Vera C. (Papenbrock) Burchardt.

    In her early years, she worked for the Indiana District Office of the Missouri Synod of the Lutheran Church in Ft. Wayne, Ind. She was a partner with her husband in Schaeffer Appliance Store in Wolcottville from 1974 until their retirement in 2002. She was a member of the Rome City American Legion Auxiliary, Johnson Township Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, Trinity Lutheran Church in Sturgis, Mich., and attended Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ft. Myers, Fla. She was also a member of the Ladies Aide of the church.

    She was married June 19, 1962, in New Haven, Ind., to Gary L. Schaeffer. He survives.

    Also surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Thresa and Kyle Capron, Fishers, Ind., and Julia and Bige Doyle, Crothersville, Ind.; one son and daughter-in-law, Matt and Kim Schaeffer, Sturgis, Mich.; and five grandchildren, Erica and Evan Doyle, Shi-ann and Kody Schaeffer, and Dmitry Capron.

    She was preceded in death by her parents.

    Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, January 23, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange.

    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, January 24, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange with Reverend Cal Kolzow officiating.

    Memorials may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church in Sturgis, Mich., or Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ft. Myers, Fla.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral home.com.

    Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.