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Geneva Schafer

August 26, 1928 — January 2, 2018

Geneva Beverly “Ginger” Schafer

Geneva Beverly “Ginger” Schafer, 89, Hibbing, died Tuesday January 2, 2018 at St. Raphael’s Health and Rehabilitation Center in Eveleth.  She was born in Wadena, MN to Erick and Anne (Fink) Draves on August 26, 1928.  She enjoyed bowling and watching her grandchildren in their sporting events.  She had been a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Kelly Lake and was currently a member of the Blessed Sacrament Parish.

Ginger will be missed by her children; Shelley (Gene Gabardi) Schafer, Chisholm, Tom (Sherry Koskiniemi) Schafer, Gilbert, MN, and Tina (Craig Holgate) Uhrbom, Hibbing, grandchildren; Adam and Cole Schafer and Laci Uhrbom. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl, brother, Don Draves and her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am., Saturday January 6, 2018 in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Gabriel Waweru celebrating the Mass of Christian Burial. Visitation will be one hour before the Mass.  Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to North Star Hospice. Arrangements are with Dougherty Funeral Home.

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