Cletus Joseph Schefers, age 75, of Buffalo, went to see his Father Friday, Aug. 17, 2012.
He was born June 25, 1937, in Lake Henry, MN, to Edmund and Johanna (Winter) Schefers.
Cletus was united in marriage to Caroline M. Ritter Aug. 27, 1960.
He was a longtime mechanic with numerous companies within Minnesota.
Cletus was preceded in death by his parents, Edmund and Johanna Schefers; and an infant brother, Joseph.
He is survived by his wife, Caroline, “Carol;” children Teresa (Roger) Sigafoos, Keith (Angela) Schefers, Jeffrey Schefers, and Steven Schefers; five grandchildren: Heather (Justin) Oachs, Jeremy (Jami) Sigafoos, Sam Schefers, Chantal Schefers, and Olivia Culver; and seven great-grandchildren: Hailey, Lyla, Ariana, Kylee, Savannah, Grace, and Jeremy Jr.
Cletus is further survived by siblings Fr. Eberhard Schefers of St. Joseph, Robert (Doris) Schefers of Sartell, Janet (Ronald) Fuchs of Paynesville, Lois Dandurand of New Prague, Eileen (Walter) Leither of Cold Spring, and James (Audrey) Schefers of Bellingham, WA; and 37 nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial took place Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church in Delano, with visitation for two hours prior to Mass in the church. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.