Inez E. Schaefer, 84, of Georgetown, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. A memorial service celebrating the life of Mrs. Schaefer will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 10AM at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel, 393 North IH 35, Georgetown, TX. Private interment of cremated remains to follow at a later date at Shriver Cemetery in Wayne County, Iowa.
Inez E. (Lackey) Schaefer was born October 11, 1928 in Tuff, Texas. She was the last of the six children of Loma Irene Loyd and William Franklin Lackey. After living for several years in Osceola, Iowa, she moved back to Texas.
On March 25, 1978, she married James C. Schaefer in Austin, Texas, to whom she was married until his death in 2011.
Inez was the secretary of the Clarke County Extension Service and The Clarke County School Board secretary before transitioning into a career in real estate sales. She retired in 1984 and enjoyed playing golf in addition to her participation in the Red Poppy Garden Club and two bridge clubs. She was also a member of P.E.O. for over 58 years.
Inez is preceded in death by her husband Jim, her parents and her siblings.
She is survived by her son Eric Touet and wife Sandi of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; sister-in-law, Norma Lackey of Round Rock; stepson Jim Schaefer, his wife Sherry and granddaughter Libby Schaefer of Evansville, Indiana; stepdaughter Kathy Logsdon and grandson Jay of Des Moines, Iowa; brother-in-law Gerald Belk of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, niece, Christy Carpenter of Round Rock, and other loving family and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made in Inez’s name to the American Heart Association or the charity of your choice.
Personal words of comfort may be sent to the family online at www.gabrielsfuneral.com.