Originally created 10/16/00

Mrs. Katherine Schafer



Mrs. Katherine "Katie" Schwegler Schafer, 91, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today at Westover Memorial Park with David B. Hunter officiating.

Mrs. Schafer, a native of Neu-Isenberg, Germany, was a homemaker and a member of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection.

The family said, "She was the widow of Mr. William Ludwig Shafer Sr., co-founder of Pontiac Master Auto Service."

Survivors include a son, William L. Schafer Jr., Augusta; and two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 825 Greene St., Augusta, GA 30901.

Platt's Funeral Home, Crawford Avenue, is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Oct. 16, 2000