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June P. Schafer April 16, 1936 - Nov. 1, 2008

LITCHFIELD -- June Pearl Schafer, 72, of Litchfield, died Saturday at Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield. Military honors will be provided by the Litchfield Military Honor Guard.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

She was born April 16, 1936, to Joseph and Lena (Dana) McLear in Fine, N.Y. She graduated from Clifton Fine High School in Star Lake, N.Y., in 1954. She joined the Air Force after graduation and went through basic training in San Antonio, Texas.

She marrried Eugene Schafer on Dec. 20, 1957, and they later divorced.

She was an ensign with the Naval Sea Cadets in Litchfield and a member of the Admiral Benson VFW Post 2818. She lived in Michigan and Ohio before moving to Litchfield in 1969.

She is survived by her life partner Richard Carbert of Litchfield; children: Joyce (and Tim) Bjork of Winona, Evelyn Casey of Eau Claire, Wis., Janet Anderson of Litchfield, Richard Schafer of Litchfield, Richard Carbert II of Litchfield; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her nine siblings.