Kenneth J. Schaeffer

May 28, 1921October 11, 2013
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SCHAEFFER, Kenneth J., 92, of Xenia, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, October 11. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 48 years, Anna Elizabeth; grandson, John Kenneth; brothers Lawrence, Richard, Fred and Jack, and sister, Virginia Beyer. Ken is survived by his dear children, Sally (Roland) Mullenix, Wanda (Robert) Brown, Mary Schaeffer, Frances Brown, Patricia (William) Schmidt, Tina (John) Blocher, Diana (Chris) Koogler, John Schaeffer, and Cynthia (Robert) Brumbaugh; 16 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He retired in 1983 from Vulcan Tool Co. where he worked as a tool and die maker. Ken was a member of the National and Ohio Chapters of the LST Association and a longtime member St. Brigid Catholic Church. He was a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus as well as being Grand Knight of his local chapter for four terms. Ken was a loving father who touched the hearts of many and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Friends may call at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME – BEAVERCREEK CHAPEL, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd., on Tuesday, October 15 from 5 – 8 pm. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Brigid Catholic Church, 312 Fairground Rd., Xenia, on Wednesday, October 16 at 10:30 am with interment immediately following at Valley View Memorial Gardens. Condolences to the family may be made online at


  • Visitation Tuesday, October 15, 2013
  • Prayers Wednesday, October 16, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, October 16, 2013

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Lisa Urban

October 22, 2013

Good Bye Grandpa! You will always and forever be a part of my heart & soul. Thank you for showing me Courage, Strength & Laughter. You & your sence of humor will be forever missed by all your Children & Grandchildren.
Love Lisa (Granddaughter)

Shirley Graham (Schaeffer)

October 20, 2013

My deepest sympathies to all of your family on the loss of your dear Dad/my Uncle Kenny. Though it is very hard to lose someone you love so dearly, try to take some comfort in knowing that he is now painfree and reunited w his loved ones in heaven. Cherish all the wonderful memories you were blessed with. God Bless You Uncle Kenny...Rest in peace.

Claudia Dunaway

October 17, 2013

My prayers are with all of you in this time of sorrow and celebration. I'm sending a special hug to Fran, my birthday sister.

Tosha Warfield

October 17, 2013

May your faith and memories sustain you and your family throughout this very difficult time.

October 16, 2013

We love you grandpa and always will have you in our hearts.... Nicolette John Wyett George and baby Mason

Cheryl Dunaway Krueger

October 16, 2013

My family's thoughts and prayers are with your family. My grandparents and Jesse and Helen Dunaway loved you and your family, and I remember your great sense of humor. God bless you and keep you Kenny.

Sonya Landess

October 15, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with your family...You all have my deepest sympathy!

David Dunaway

October 15, 2013

Thank you Kenny for being such a great friend to my Grandparents Jesse and Helen Dunaway. I remember going to your place with my Grandpa and going squirrel and rabbit hunting, riding mini-bike with Johnny....You were so kind when it was near the end of my Grandparents' lives... Thanks for serving our Country in WWII.....I will remember you.

October 15, 2013

You are loved and missed by all of us Grandpa.

Ella Brevard

October 15, 2013

Patricia and family, my deepest sympathies for the loss of your beloved father. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all.