Richard Lee "PeeWee" Schaefer, son of the late Red and Thelma Schaefer, was born in Cape Girardeau on June 16, 1950, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter, on April 12, 2012, at the age of 61.
He lived in the Cape Girardeau area most of his life and was a member of the Cape Eagles Aerie.
Surviving are two sons, Billy Shaefer and Johnny Schaefer, both of Dexter; four grandchildren, Hunter MacRay Trudeau, Kaylee Schaefer, Hanna Schaefer, and Sheldon "PeeWee" Schaefer; and one great grand-daughter, Ember Trudeau. Other family and friends also survive.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter is in charge of arrangements.