In humble reverence, we commemorate the life of Judith "Judy" Schafer, a soul who departed this earthly realm on November 5, 2023, in Puyallup, Washington. Born on May 21, 1944, in Puyallup, she was bestowed upon us by the late Irene and Evert Chaput, blessed with the gift of life.
Judy exemplified a life of gratitude and respect, embodying the virtues of humility and love for all of creation. As a devoted wife of 46 years, she humbly walked alongside her beloved James Schafer, nurturing a bond that withstood the tests of time. Her steadfast devotion extended to her cherished role as a mother, guiding and nurturing her sons, Evert and Travis Schafer, with unwavering love and wisdom.
A beacon of light in the lives of her grandchildren, Gannon, Cameron, Leila, and Gracie Schafer, Judy's presence radiated warmth and tenderness. She embraced the joys of grandmotherhood, instilling in them values of kindness, compassion, and a deep appreciation for the beauty of life.
Judy's legacy lies not only in the love and devotion she bestowed upon her family but also in her unwavering faith, which guided her steps throughout her earthly pilgrimage. Her humble spirit and deep reverence for all of creation served as a testament to her unwavering belief in the inherent goodness of humanity.
As we bid farewell to Judy, let us reflect upon the profound lessons she imparted: to embrace humility, to express gratitude, and to cherish the interconnectedness of all life. May her memory serve as a guiding light, inspiring us to live with purpose, kindness, and an enduring respect for the tapestry of existence.
In this time of sorrow, let us come together to celebrate the life of Judith "Judy" Schafer, offering solace and support to her grieving family.