James Ray Schafer, age 82, of Coopersville, passed away unexpectedly Monday, June 3, 2019. He was born in Polkton Twp. to the late Roy and Mildred (Simmons) Schafer. James was a lifelong area farmer and also retired from Leigh Products in Coopersville. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his half-brother Arthur Sullivan, half-sister Elizabeth Sullivan and nephew Thomas Earl Schafer. James is survived by his brother, Robert Schafer; sister, Alice Gage and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be Friday, June 7, 2019, 11:00 AM at the Throop Funeral Home in Coopersville with visitation one hour prior to the service from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. Burial will be in the Coopersville-Polkton Twp. Cemetery. An online guest book may be signed at www.throopfh.com
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