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Richard David Red Schafer
July 16, 1943 September 3, 2011
Red Schafer


Richard David "Red" Schafer was born on July 16, 1943 in Livermore.  Red passed away on September 3, 2011 in Oakdale. 
His parents were Eula and Fred Schafer Sr. His family also included daughter Teri Schafer and grandaughter Kyla of Livermore, stepsons Mike Varney and Russ Varney, brother Fred Schafer Jr. of Florida, sister-in-law Rosemary and preceded by death by brother Kenneth Schafer of Idaho. 
Red grew up in Pleasanton.  Red attented college at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo and rode broncs and bulls in rodeos.  Red was a truck driver for 40 years.  Red will be missed by friends, family, and his many square dance friends. 
A memorial service will be held at the Oakdale Grange, 30 Lambuth Ave., Oakdale, CA, 9361, Friday Sept. 16 at 6:00 p.m.

Turlock Journal
Wednesday, September 14, 2011