March 13, 1967 – November 10, 2014


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 15, 2014 at St. Martin Catholic Church in St. Martin, MN for Timothy A. Schaefer, age 47, who died Monday at the Paynesville Hospital. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday at the St. Martin Parish Hall. The St. Martin Fire Department will pray at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

Tim was born in Paynesville, Minnesota to Donald and Janet (Hemmesch) Schaefer. He married Jill Zirbes on August 1, 2002 in St. Martin, Minnesota. Tim was a St. Martin baseball player. Tim was an avid hunter and fisherman, who loved to play softball, drive his motorcycle and drive truck for Evergreen Acres. He was a retired member of the St. Martin Fire Department.

Survivors include his wife, Jill; children, Katie (Adam) Gulden, Derek Schaefer (Brittany Liberty); step-son, Mike Feldewerd; parents, Donald and Janet Schaefer; siblings, Kevin (Joni) Schaefer, Pamela Spaulding, Tina Schlangen (Daniel Haider), Lynn Schaefer; grandmother, Verena Schaefer; granddaughter, Nora Schaefer; nieces, Jolene Schaefer and Morgan Schlangen.

Arrangements are with Wenner Funeral Home, Richmond, MN.