John Paul Schaefer, 95, of Niles, Michigan and previously of Englewood, Florida and Edwardsburg, Michigan, passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at his daughter's home.
John was born in Remington, Ohio on November 18, 1922, son of the late John and Susanna (Hartman) Schaefer. He served in the Army during World War II where he was at the Battle of the Bulge and earned two bronze stars. He married Shirley Ann Newman on November 12, 1949, in Loveland, Ohio and the two adopted three children. John worked as a Mechanical Engineer for A Quality Machine Products until his retirement in the late 1980's.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, LeRoy Schaefer; and a granddaughter.
John is survived by his wife, Shirley; children David (Chris) Schaefer of DeBary, Florida, Eric (Deb) Schaefer of Lakeville, Indiana, and Becky (Jack) Shaffer of Niles; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.