Aug. 10, 1915 – Oct. 4, 2010
BREMEN – Nina C. Schafer, 95, lifetime Bremen area resident, died at 8:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, 2010 at her residence.
Nina was born at home Aug. 10, 1915, the youngest of four children of Walter and Eva Kaiser Albert.
She was a 1933 graduate of LaPaz High School.
June 24, 1939, Nina and Howard E. “Bob” Schafer were married in South Bend. They bought their farm, where Nina was still living, Oct. 14, 1940. Howard died Nov. 4, 2009.
Nina worked at Ball Band in South Bend from 1935 until 1941. She later worked at LaVille High School until her grandchildren were born, at which time she quit to spend time with them.
An avid gardener, she loved growing beautiful flowers. She attended Plymouth Missionary Church from it’s very beginning and was very active in church functions until her later years.
Nina is survived by two daughters and their children: Janet Gottlieb of Hobart, and her daughters, LaVonda (Jim) Gibson of Granville, Ohio and Brenda (Jeremy) Palmer of Fishers; Connie Ullery and her children, Richard (Dawn) Ullery and Melinda (Kyle) Hawkins, all of Bremen; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister, Mable Bosworth; and an infant brother and sister.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6 in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Calling will continue after 9 a.m. until time of services at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7 in the Plymouth Missionary Church, 1350 E. Jefferson St., officiated by the Rev. Patrick Puglisi and the Rev. Charles Krieg.
Burial will follow in Bremen Cemetery.
Memorial gifts in Nina's name may be given to the Marshall County 4-H Fair Board.
Notes of condolence may be sent to the family via the funeral home’s website: www.johnson-danielson.com .