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Ardella Schafer

Ardella Schafer, 90, Bismarck, passed away suddenly April 10, 2018.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 16, at Century Baptist Church, 205 Colt Ave., Bismarck, ND 58503. Lunch and burial will follow.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck.

Visitation will also be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Century Baptist Church prior to services.

Ardella Viola (Bauch) Schafer was born in Underwood on June 28, 1927, the daughter of Aleck and Louise Bauch.

Ardella married Lloyd Schafer on Nov. 11, 1945. They lived on a farm near Underwood, where they raised their son, Rodney. After retiring from farming in 1982, they moved into the city of Underwood. Residing there until 1996, when they moved to Bismarck.

Ardella is survived by her husband of 72 years, Lloyd Schafer, Bismarck; son and daughter-in-law, Rodney and Jackie Schafer, St. Charles, Mo.; brother, Alvin Bauch, Hickory, N.C.; and many nieces and nephews.

Ardella was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Gary and Roy; and two sisters, Phyllis and Alice.

Ardella will be deeply missed by her family and friends who loved her very much!

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