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Carolyn Sue Schaeffer, 73, of Thorntown, passed away Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon. She was born in Logansport on Dec. 24, 1943, a daughter of the late Charles and Dorothy (Allen) Landis.
On May 6, 1978, she was married to John Michael "Mike" Schaeffer, II, in Thorntown. He passed away on Sept. 29, 2016.
Sue was a resident of Thorntown for the past 45 years. She attended and graduated from Logansport High School where she was very active as a cheerleader and involved in both Sunshine Club and Lioness Club. For many years, Sue worked at Stalcop Garment Factory in Thorntown as a machine operator. She was also very involved in the Boone County Storm Watcher Organization and volunteered with the American Red Cross.
Survivors include three children, Lonna (Bill) Hollingsworth of Thorntown, Patricia Clouse of Crawfordsville, Jeff Guthrie of Campbellsburg; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Kay Bridge and Roberta "Bobbi" Harrison; brothers, Ronald Landis and Terry Landis; and several nieces and nephews. Along with Sue's parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Donna Logan and Doris Cosgray.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon St., Lebanon. Visitation is planned from 1-3 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home in Lebanon. Boone County Crematory has been entrusted with her cremation.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Boone County Cancer Society, 117 West Elm Street, Lebanon, IN 46052. On Line Condolences: www.myersmortuary.com.
Published on December 1, 2017
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