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Faye N. Schafer, 85

May 18, 2011

Fairmont — Private Family Services for Faye N. Schafer, age 85, of Fairmont were held by the Lakeview Funeral Home, in Fairmont. Interment was in Lakeside Cemetery, in Fairmont.

Faye passed away on Saturday evening, May 7, 2011, at the Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center, in Fairmont.

Faye Nadine Schafer was born on March 11, 1926, in Blue Earth, the daughter of Victor and Clara (Hanson) Christensen. She attended school in Blue Earth and graduated in 1944.

On Aug. 8, 1947, Faye was united in marriage to Roger Schafer, in Blue Earth. This union was blessed with two children, Jerel and Diane. The couple made their home in Fairmont. Faye and Roger shared 63 years of marriage together.

Faye worked in sales and did office work until her retirement in 1980. During her free time Faye enjoyed sewing, crafts and spending time with her grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory include her husband, Roger Schafer, of Fairmont; son, Jerel Schafer, of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughter, Diane (Mehdi) Nazminia, of Littleton, Colo.; grandchildren, Darin (fiancé Kelly) Schafer, Lindsay Schafer, Cameron Nazminia, Kiana Nazminia, Kailee Nazminia and Kara Nazminia; sister-in-law, Donna Christensen; many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Along with her parents, Victor and Clara Christensen, Faye was also preceded in death by her twin sister, Ferne Handley; brother, Duane Christensen; and aunts and uncles.

Cards and condolences can be mailed to 560 Interlake Rd., Fairmont, MN 56031.