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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Friday September 24th, 2021
4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Funeral Service

Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Friday September 24th, 2021
6:00pm

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Carol (Quay) Schaefer

Carol Ann (Quay) Schaefer, age 67 of Swanton, Ohio and Phoenix, Arizona, passed away Friday morning, September 17, 2021, at McLaren St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee, OH. She died two weeks following the death of her husband, Robert Schaefer. Carol was born August 11, 1954, in Toledo, Ohio, to Ralph and Rachel (Hawkins) Quay.

Carol met Bob Schaefer at Sunshine Children’s Home, Maumee, OH, while he was doing Volunteer Service (VS) and she was employed there. The two married on December 1, 1973, and have a daughter, Michelle, and a son, Timothy. Following a few years in Ohio, Carol and Bob relocated to Phoenix, AZ. Carol worked part time for Sunshine Sales, and Glencroft Senior Communities, retiring in 2016.

Bob and Carol looked forward to spending summers in Ohio to be close to Carol’s family. Carol enjoyed reading, bowling and crafting, but her greatest joy was being a wife and mother.

Carol is survived by her daughter, Michelle; son Timothy; siblings, Mary (Stephen) Gregg, Suzanne Sauer, Dorothy (James) Thompson, George (Nancy) Quay and Janet (Thomas) Turner; sister-in-law Carolyn Locy; brother-in-law, James (Dianne) Schaefer; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Carol is preceded in death by husband Robert (Bob) Schaefer, parents, Ralph and Rachel Quay, brother and sister-in law Roger and Patricia Quay, mother and father-in-law Marlin and Arlene Schaefer; brothers-in-law, Patrick Locy and Ron Sauer.

Joint visitation and funeral services for Carol and Bob will be held Friday, September 24th from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton, where the funeral will begin at 6:00 p.m., with Pastor Oscar Velazquez officiating.

Chapel of the Chimes will assist the family with graveside services at Resthaven Park Cemetery in Glendale, Arizona.

Memorial contributions may be made to Goldensun https://goldensunonline.org/donate or via check to Goldensun, 4444 WestVista, Glendale, AZ 8530, or Sunshine Communities https://www.sunshine.org/ or via check to Sunshine, 7223 Maumee Western Road, Maumee, OH 43537-9656.


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Guestbook

A candle was lit in memory of Carol Schaefer

Cathy (Bardwell) Limes Oct 1 2021 8:07 AM

Carol and Bob Schaefer were our dear friends. Our family and the Quay family have intertwined since Carol was a little girl. She was the best baby sitter we ever had. We became lifelong friends after we all moved to Phoenix, AZ. many years ago, Carol and Bob were the best and they will be sorely missed.

Larry Sunday Oct 1 2021 2:22 AM

I remember Carol from Glencroft where my mother was until she passed. Carol was always so kind and helpful. My prayers are with the family on the loss of both Carol and Bob. What a difficult time for the family.

Elma Shugg Sep 27 2021 8:13 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carol Schaefer

Susan Jacoby Sep 24 2021 3:32 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Carol Schaefer

ROBIN R WOZNIAK Sep 21 2021 3:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Carol Schaefer

Sharon Sturtevant Sep 17 2021 8:35 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Carol Schaefer

Pip Smith Sep 17 2021 4:53 PM