DEATH: Gene Schafer

Gene Schafer, 72, Durham, died on Jan. 22, 2023, at Hillsboro Community Hospital in Hillsboro.

A Celebration of Life will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at the Hillsboro American Legion.

A Committal service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Durham Park cemetery in rural Durham.

The family will receive friends from 2-7 p.m. on Friday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro.

Memorials can be made to the Hillsboro American Legion in care of Jost Funeral Home at P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

He was born on Sept. 15, 1950, in Wichita to George and Mollie (Meier) Schafer.

Survivors include son, Cody (Shaina) Schafer of Tampa; daughter, Kelli Kidd (Craig Schmitt) of McPherson; two grandchildren, Canon Schafer, Sage Schafer.

Online condolences at

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