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SCHAFERS, Elizabeth (Nee: Bokenfohr)


Schafers, Elizabeth

1928 –2021



The family of Elizabeth Schafers, formerly of Morinville, is saddened to announce her passing on Feb. 11, 2021 at the age of 92 years.


She will be lovingly remembered by her children: Bill (Cathy), Louise (Glen), George (Nancy), Mary (Jens), Fred (Silvia), Jim, Tom (Lyndi) and Lawrence (Angie); numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Dena, Tillie, Bill (Laura), Robert (Lillian), John (Judi), Rose-Marie, Mary, Jim (Ruby), Paul (Mary-Pat), Donald (Darlynne); sister-in-law, Jean; as well as numerous relatives and friends.  


She was predeceased by her loving husband, Alois (1991), first born daughter (1953); parents, Fred and Olga; brothers, Fred and Ernie, sister-in-law Katherine (August); daughter-in-law, Eileen and brother-in-law Lawrence.


Mom loved to spend time with her family and extended family and friends. She was like a grandma to many of her nieces and nephews. She will always be remembered for welcoming everyone and her ability to produce a feast in minutes.

She is also remembered for her baking, flower gardens, sewing and rug making.


Due to COVID – 19 restrictions, a Private Family Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 18, 2021, with a Private Funeral Liturgy at 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 19, 2021. To View the Live Webcast of the Funeral please visit


The family wishes to send a special thank you to the staff at the Youville Home. Your care and support for Mom will always be remembered. In lieu of flowers Memorial Donations may be made to Youville Home, 9A St. Vital Ave., St. Albert, AB, T8N 1K1 or a charity of one's choice.


To send condolences, please visit

Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home

St. Albert Chapel

(780) 458-2222

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