Bob Lee "Bobby" Schaeffer
Bob Lee Schaeffer, 81, of Plankinton, SD passed away on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Covington Care and Rehabilitation Center in Sioux Falls, SD, following a brief illness. Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, May 7, 2018 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Plankinton. A Committal Service will follow at Mizpah Cemetery.
Bob Lee Schaeffer was born on March 25, 1937 to Nora (Hohbach) Schaeffer in Plankinton, SD where he grew up. Bobby farmed the family homestead all of his working life. He worked for the Conservation District planting trees in his early years. He also worked at National Foods and the Green Thumb Program in Plankinton.
Bobby married Carol Kiehn in 1985 in Plankinton. They were happily married for 32 years. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. He enjoyed reading, collecting baseball cards, but most of all, visiting with his family and friends.
Bob is survived by his spouse, Carol of Plankinton, SD; his sister, Betty (Norm) Thompson of Plankinton, SD; his loving cousins and numerous other relatives.
Bob was preceded in death by his mother, Nora and his uncle, Louie Hohbach.
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