Melba M Schaefer 92 of Highland, and formerly of Trenton died
Thursday January 30, 2003 at St. Joseph Hospital in Highland
She was born February 22, 1910 in Trenton to Phillip and Emma (Hogg)
Fischer: they preceded her in death.
She married William Schaefer in Trenton and he preceded her in
death March 25, 1981
Also preceded in death by brothers, Harvey and Lester Fischer
Surviving is a daughter Judy Thompson of St. Louis, MO
Grandchildren Maris Thompson of Oakland Ca, and Cole Thompson of
A sister Alice Wasmuth of Greenville
Melba worked for the Telephone Company, Trenton Post Office and
was a very accomplished Seamstress
Her favorite pastimes where sewing and playing bridge. She was a
wonderful mother and loving grandmother
Member of St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland, St. Mary Catholic
Church and Altar Sodality in Trenton. A founding member of St.
Joseph hospital Auxiliary in highland.
Funeral Mass will be held on Monday February 3, 2003 at St. Mary
Catholic Church at 11:00 am with Fr. James Schaefer officiating.
Interment will be in Trenton Cemetery
Visitation will be held on Sunday February 2 from 5 to 8 PM and
on Monday February 3 from 10:00 to 10:45 am at the Moss Funeral home
Memorials can be made to St. Joseph hospital Auxiliary-Highland
and will be received at the funeral home