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Rocky Schaefer

July 26, 1955 — December 11, 2022


Rocky K. Schaefer, 67, died on Dec. 11, 2022, at Winter Haven Hospital,
Florida. He was born to Mary Patricia (Pat) Schaefer and Alfred John Schaefer on July
26, 1955. He was the youngest of 6 siblings. He served in the US Navy from
1972-74. He worked as an electrician and was a proud member of the IBEW
294 union. He enjoyed playing golf, fishing, bocce ball, and foosball. He was a
very proud grandpa and loved his grandkids dearly. Later in life he found a
love for the E-bike. He spent the last several winters in Florida with his
siblings, their spouse’s, and good friends where he enjoyed the warm weather
and riding his E-bike. He was such a great man and will be missed by many.
Rocky was preceded in death by his parents: Mary Patricia Schaefer and Alfred
John Schaefer and his siblings: Darlene Johnson (sister) and Bill Schaefer

He is survived by his children: Shaun Schaefer, Raquel (Thomas) Schmelzer
and Taylor Dieken, stepchildren, Stephanie, Brandy, and Tanya Turk,
grandchildren: Arielle Schaefer, Beau Schaefer, Sophia Bergan, Bella
Schmelzer, Ammon Schmelzer, Bruno Schmelzer, siblings: Terrance (Cathy)
Schaefer, Birdie (Dale) Neuenschwander, Beverly (Dennis) Good.

We want to send a special thank you to all his friends, family and medical staff
that were involved in his health care.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at
Maple Hill Cemetery in Hibbing, there will be a procession from the funeral home to the cemetery. A celebration of life will be held immediately following
the graveside service until 5:00 pm at Mr. Nicks Corner Bar.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rocky Schaefer, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Central time)

Maple Hill Cemetery of Hibbing


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Celebration of Life

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

2:45 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Mr. Nick's Corner Bar

2001 1st Ave, Hibbing, MN 55746

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