SCHAFER, Willadean Oct 20, 1932 – Oct 9, 2018

Willadean (Powell) Schafer, 85, Kokomo, passed away peacefully in her sleep Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. She was born Oct. 20, 1932, in Kokomo to Alpha and Mildred (Poe) Powell.
Willadean graduated from Northwestern High School and went on to marry Phillip Lee Schafer. She was a devoted wife and mother, assisting Phillip with the farm and raising their three children. Philip passed away in 1972, and Willadean went to work for Delco to support their young children. She gave her all to her kids and loved them fiercely. She even helped raise two of her grandchildren. During retirement, Willadean kept busy in her garden with her vegetables and flowers. We know that she is now tending God's garden and is at peace.
Willadean is survived by her three children, four siblings, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two siblings and one grandson.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home, 2097 W. Alto Road, Kokomo, IN 46902. To leave fond memories and condolences, visit
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