Ruth M. (Krause) Schafer, 86, of Garrett, died on March 23, 2022 at Meyersdale Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born April 18, 1935 in Bittinger, Maryland, the daughter of Walter C. and Olive L. (Brenneman) Krause.
Preceded in death by her parents; husband of 60 years, Carl W. Schafer in 2013; and brothers: Robert and Joe Krause.
Survived by her children: David W. Schafer and wife Darlene (Barron); and Nita Johnson and husband David; grandsons: Michael Johnson and Stephen Johnson (Brittany), all of Garrett; brother: William (Dorothy) Krause, Meyersdale; sister-in-law: Geraldine Shaulis, Rockwood, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ruth was the owner and operator of Schafer's Beauty Salon for 13 years. She and her husband enjoyed making loom woven rugs, and they operated Schafer's Loom Rugs together. Ruth also enjoyed attending craft shows, square dancing and spending time with her family. She was a member of Center Church, Garrett.
Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Price Funeral Service, Meyersdale. Pastor Duane Riddle officiating. Interment Center Church Cemetery, Garrett. Memorial contributions may be given in her name to Center Church, 1568 Rockdale Road, Garrett, PA 15542 or In Touch Hospice, PO Box 1173, Somerset, PA 15501.
Price Funeral Service, Inc., Meyersdale is honored to serve the Schafer family. (www.WilliamRowePrice.com)
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