Born June 6, 1925; died peacefully January 29, 2014 at home surrounded by her loving family.  She was currently of Lansing, Michigan. Ada was the daughter of Albert and Viola Durant. She was preceded in death by her mother, Viola; husband, Richard and brother, George Durant. Ada is survived by her son, Jack Schafer; daughters, Linda Schafer and JoAnn Root, all of Lansing; three grandchildren, Darcy (Dario) Ianni of Ypsilanti, Dan (Erin) Root of Holt and Ryan Schafer of Holt; two great-grandchildren, Renato and River Ianni; two special sisters-in-law, Betty J. Speaks and Geraldine Powell; and special friends, Nancy Isham, Joy Schafer and Debra Hill.

Ada graduated from Eastern High School with the class of 1943.  She was the Vice President of Farmington Auto Wash and South Cedar Distributors (Retired).  Ada was an active member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and she belonged to the Holt/Mason Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, Women of the Moose, Vivian Society of the Elks, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion of Holt.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel.  Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church or the Capital Area Humane Society in memory of Ada Schafer.

A special thanks to William Jordan, Great Lakes Home Care and Marc C. Fowler for their Loving Care of Ada.

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5 Messages to “Ada K. Schafer”

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    Cheyenne Cox Says:

    Ryan,Jack,Linda and Joann I’m so sorry for your loss. She is in good hands now. Prayers for the whole family

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    Dan, Pam, Kelly and Haven Fagin Says:

    Jack, Linda, JoAnn and Ryan, So sad to hear about your loss. We know she’s in the hands of Our Lord.

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    George Pope & Geraldine Doxtader Says:

    Our Prayers are with you and your Family at this time of your Loss, We were all Blessed to have Known Ada She will be greatly missed by one and all.

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    Keith and Holly Roy Says:

    Your mom was a special lady who will be greatly
    missed. You are in our thoughts.

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    Bill and Barbara Hodge Says:

    Our sympathies go out to Ada’s family in this time of grief. We know Ada will be greatly missed by family and friends. Bill and Barbara

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