A MESSAGE FROM THE FAMILY

In Lieu of Flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Freddie’s name to the Alzheimer’s Foundation. https://alzfdn.org/
OBITUARY

Freddie Lamar Schaefer

April 2, 1939February 9, 2019
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Freddie Lamar Schaefer, 79, of Katy, Texas, passed away on February 9, 2019 surrounded by his loving family and friends.

Fred was born on April 2, 1939 in Atlanta, Georgia. He grew up in Dallas, Texas and graduated from Jesuit High School. He then went on to attend East Texas State University on a track scholarship where he held two world records, one in the 100yd dash and one in the 220yd dash. He was an active member in Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He completed his Master’s Degrees in Education and Education Management from East Texas State and Prairie View A & M. He was inducted into the Jesuit Hall of Fame and the East Texas State University Hall of Fame. Fred retired from Spring Branch Independent School District in 2000 and went on to enjoy spending time with his family and friends.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents; Harold and Agnes Schaefer. He leaves behind his loving wife of 56 years, Karen Schaefer of Katy, TX; sons David Schaefer and wife Liza of Katy, TX; Bob Schaefer and wife Allison of Katy, TX; grandchildren Kayla Schaefer, Ryan Schaefer, Matthew Schaefer and Brian Schaefer; and a host of other family and friends.

The Schaefer family would like to give a special thanks to Rosie Perez, Yadira Vasquez and Season’s Hospice and staff who took such loving care of him in his final days of life.

A memorial service will be held February 16, 2019 at 11:00am in the chapel of Katy Funeral Home 23350 Kingsland Blvd. Katy, TX 77384. A reception will follow immediately after the service at the funeral home.

In Lieu of Flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Freddie’s name to the Alzheimer’s Foundation. https://alzfdn.org/

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, February 16, 2019
  • Catered Reception Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Freddie Lamar Schaefer

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Blake Standefer

February 13, 2019

Dear Karen,

I was so sorry to hear about Fred. He was such a nice man and always had a kind word to say to anyone. It was such a pleasure to know him and to have the opportunity to grow up around people like him. Please know that Bianca and I send our love and prayers your way and we are thinking about you.

With love and warm regards,

Blake


Ken Woods

February 12, 2019

Karen, we are so sorry to hear of Freddie's passing. We are praying for you and your family. Love and blessings from the Woods family

Pat Taylor

February 12, 2019

Karen, So many great memories of you and Fred. Thinking of his career at ET and all the good times we had. Sharon and I want you to know how sad we are and wish you and your family God's richest blessings now and always.

Your friends from Arkansas,

Pat and Sharon Taylor!

Buddy Kinamon

February 12, 2019

Sorry to hear of Freddie’s passing.
Was pleased to have him as Brother KA.


My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family in this time of loss and grief.

B

John McCasland

February 12, 2019

Karen, I am so sorry to hear about Fred. He was a big part of the KA/Paragon chapter while he was school. He will be sorely missed.
John McCasland

Carolyn (May) Cole

February 11, 2019

Karen, Prayers and condolences to you and your family in the loss of Freddie. He was a special guy. Love you, Carolyn (May) Cole

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