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Irene (Trevino) Schaefer, 91, Chrisney

Irene Trevino Schaefer, 91, of Chrisney, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at Millers Merry Manor in Rockport.

Irene was born on November 5, 1928, in Laredo, Texas to the late Fermin Trevino and Paula M. (Manzano) Trevino.

She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ and the Women’s Guild of Chrisney, and a member of Gingham Home Economics Club. Irene was recognized for her community service for translating Spanish for the Spencer County Courthouse and many other businesses and people in need. She had also worked at Sound Design and Professional Care Nursing in Dale.

In addition to her parents, Irene was preceded in death by her husband, LuVern T. Schaefer and several of her siblings.

Irene is survived by her children, Nora Lee Beckort (Wayne) of Rockport, Vernie T. Schaefer (Jennifer) of Tell City and Michael Wayne Schaefer (Susan) of Chrisney; grandchildren, Brian Beckort, Brandon Beckort, Jamie Chapman, Thomas Schaefer, Matthew Schaefer and Whitney Schaefer; great-grandchildren, Chase Beckort, Hunter Beckort, Brenna Daniel, Emily Chapman, Lena Schaefer and Brantley Beckort; and siblings, Bertha Robles and John Trevino.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 2, at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport, with Pastor Steve Bennett officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Chrisney.

Visitation is from 2 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Zion United Church of Christ Women’s Guild. Friends may send a condolence to the family at www.BoultinghouseFuneralHome.com.

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