Sandra L. Schafer

Sandra Schafer

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI – Sandra Lee Schafer, 73, of Kivela Rd., Negaunee Township, passed away peacefully Sunday, November 26, 2017 at her home with her loving family at her side and under the care of U.P. Home Health & Hospice.

Sandra was born November 27, 1943 in Fulton, Illinois to Frank and Helen (Schuldt) Reed and graduated from Fulton High School, Class of 1961. She married the late David Lee Schafer on September 15, 1962.

Sandra worked as the Deputy Treasurer for Baraga County, retiring in 2006.

In her spare time she loved time spent with her family and friends.

Surviving are her daughters: Teresa (Gary) Bischof of Negaunee and Tracy (Tom) LaPlante of Baraga; four grandchildren: Taylor Bischof of Houghton, Ryan Bischof of Negaunee, and Megan (Creighton Brunk) and Ross LaPlante of Baraga; a great-grandson, Jackson; 3 sisters; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, David L. Schafer on April 20, 2017; 3 brothers; and three sisters.

Honoring Sandra’s wishes, no public services will be held.

Sandra’s memorial page may be viewed at, where memories and condolences may be shared.