Gene Douglas Schaefer


    Gene Douglas Schaefer of Rolla, Missouri was born in Mexico, Missouri on June 10, 1959 to Jerome H. and Doris J. (Huenefeld) Schaefer and passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the age of 60 years.


    He married Kimberly J. (Rathert) Schaefer on June 30, 1979 at St. Marcus Church in Rhineland, Missouri.
    Gene was a member of Calvary Assembly of God, Rolla, Missouri.  
    He worked as a supervisor for Pathways Behavioral Health for 14 years.  
    Gene was an avid Cardinal fan.  When his kids were young, he enjoyed coaching sports and being involved in all their activities.  He loved tinkering with projects in his spare time, reading and history.
 He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Schaefer; and son, Joshua Schaefer.
 He is survived by his father, Jerome Schaefer and wife Ruth of Rhineland, Missouri; wife, Kimberly Schaefer of Rolla, Missouri; three sons, Douglas Schaefer and fianceé Jamie Welton of Rolla, Missouri, David Schaefer of St. James, Missouri and Timothy Schaefer of St. James, Missouri; two brothers, Rodney Schaefer and wife Cindy of Hermann, Missouri and Jeffrey Schaefer and wife Amanda of Rhineland, Missouri; step sister, Lisa Waller of Rhineland, Missouri; 10 grandchildren, Elizabeth Kemp of Rolla, Missouri, Brian Schaefer of Rolla, Missouri, Jeron Hicks of Rolla, Missouri, Alexis Bylezynski of Madison, Wisconsin, Amaya Eades of St. James, Missouri, Noah Murdock of Rolla, Missouri, Oliver Schaefer of Rolla, Missouri; Kyira Lewis of Rolla, Missouri, Anthony Lewis of Rolla, Missouri and Elijah Moran of Rolla, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home in Hermann, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home in Hermann, Missouri.
    Burial was at the St. Marcus Cemetery in Rhineland, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home in Hermann, Missouri.