Conroy Funeral Home

Jerome P. Schaefer



Service: 11:00am Sat. February 15th, 2020
St. Joseph Catholic Church
SCHAEFER, Jerome P. “Jerry”, 70, of Springfield, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020 in his home. He was born April 19, 1949 in Springfield the son of Richard Schaefer and Martha (Amicon) Schaefer Roberts. His first job came as a trainer with the football team at South High School under Lowell Storm. After leaving South High he worked at the Clark County Sheriff’s Department for 14 years. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Jerry enjoyed sports, especially NFL football (Browns), fishing painting and video games. Survivors include his four siblings and spouses, Sue & Sam Jenkins, Lynn & Steven Brumfield, Jan & Jim Wineberg and Theodore “Chip” & Suzanne Roberts; nieces and nephews, Christy & Ronnie Glenn, Sam & Stephanie Jenkins, Marty & Cody Dickason, Lindsey & Dame Dennis, Joe & Lindsay Brumfield, Matt & Jessica Brumfield, Zach & Jessica Brumfield, Josh & Ryan Wineberg, Jenny & Mike Hough, Tiffany & Jason Zimmer, Grant & Maria Roberts, Maria & Chip Banaszak, Frank & Kaitlyn Roberts, Trent & Hilary Roberts and Grace & Andrew Lesinski and numerous great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his stepfather, Ted Roberts. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Friday in the CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday in St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


Rest in peace my brother, condolences to the family. You were the biggest wildcat fan of our time. The school should put you in the hall of fame !!!!!!!!

- Paul Brown , Friday February 14th, 2020

So sorry to hear about Jerry! My prayers and thoughts are with his entire family!

- Sue Wilber, Friday February 14th, 2020

Lots of fond memories with Jerry. RIP brother. Condolences to the family.

- Jeff Smith, Thursday February 13th, 2020

God bless your families as you walk this journey. Uncle Jerry has touched so many hearts with his big personality. Happy trails until we meet again.

- Brenda Guldan, Wednesday February 12th, 2020

Chip and family- We are so sorry for your loss. Anna said that Jerry talked to their class and he made quite an impression on her. She talked about him and the things you said about him., often. Praying for you and your family

- Gina Woehrle, Wednesday February 12th, 2020

So very sorry to hear about Jerry , my condolences to the family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

- Mike hough, Tuesday February 11th, 2020

Jerry Schaefer, What a character ! If you attended South in the late 60's - mid 70's you knew Jerry Schaefer. We all have "Schaef" stories, many too colorful for print, but all part of who "Schaef" was. "Schaef" also had a heart of gold, coaching pee wee football in Northridge for several years,taking kids to baseball camps and games, this is who "Schaef" was. I've spoken with several since "Schaef's" passing and we all shared our stories, we laughed, smiled and even shook our heads remembering all of the stories, we all agreed, if you were "Schaef's" friend, you were his friend for life. My condolences go out to his family. Rest in peace, my friend. Mark Stoll

- Mark Stoll, Tuesday February 11th, 2020

Jerry you will always be in my thoughts and prayers! You were a best friend to me and we shared some good times growing up and the working at the sheriff’s office. My thoughts and prayers extend to your family as well. May your soul and all the souls of the faithful departed Rest In Peace. Carl

- Carl E. Loney, Tuesday February 11th, 2020

So sorry to hear of Schaef's passing. He was a regular at the Potter household before we all left the nest. He was definitely entertaining. He helped me get my first dog once I had my own home. It was a beautiful German shepherd who already had a name, Abe. Thankful Schaef had a great bunch of siblings.

- Vickie Potter Mahan, Tuesday February 11th, 2020

My condolences to all the Roberts family. I was deeply saddened to hear of Jerry’s passing. He had such an impact on so many people’s lives, I’m sure he will be greatly missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

- Sheila McNeil, Monday February 10th, 2020

Roberts kids, I was truly shocked and saddened to hear this news. Schaef was a big part of our lives for many years and I appreciate the time and friendships shared. Ted and Marty were always special and memories are still fresh and clear of both Kenton Street and Sunset Ave. in the 70’s and 80’s. Thank you all for that. I will be out of the country thru next week and will not be able to attend the services. I’m sure Conroys will do a great job for you, they always do. My buddy Rob Webster at the funeral home can reach me anytime and if there is anything I can do please let me know. God bless your family and rest comfortably to my old buddy Shafa!

- Marc Lloyd, Monday February 10th, 2020

In the stillness of my soul I wish for the peaceful transition of Jerry’s spiritual soul to our spiritual father. We grieve for the day but joy comes in the morning.My condolence to the family and friends.

- Caesar Chilton, Monday February 10th, 2020

RIP to my true and faithful customer Jerry. He would give e us grief for reaction. I will Definetly miss seeing Jerry. Please RIP

- Sheila Rice, Monday February 10th, 2020

Sending prayers and condolences to Jerry's family. We shared alot of great conversation. He will be greatly missed.

- Debra Palmer, Monday February 10th, 2020

I am the youngest of the Diehl family remember himatpur house all the time ran with both my brothers Carl and. Clarence ( buckshot). Our thoughts and prayers are with the family . Alot of memories with him .

- Stephanie Cooley. ( Diehl ), Monday February 10th, 2020

I am the youngest of the Diehl family remember himatpur house all the time ran with both my brothers Carl and. Clarence ( buckshot). Our thoughts and prayers are with the family . Alot of memories with him .

- Stephanie Cooley. ( Diehl ), Monday February 10th, 2020

I am the youngest of the Diehl family remember himatpur house all the time ran with both my brothers Carl and. Clarence ( buckshot). Our thoughts and prayers are with the family . Alot of memories with him .

- Stephanie Cooley. ( Diehl ), Monday February 10th, 2020

So sorry to hear about Jerry. My condolence to the family.😢

- Bill Burns, Monday February 10th, 2020

My condolences to the Roberts family. I attended school with Lynn. God Bless.

- Mary (Carr) Kitchen, Monday February 10th, 2020

So sorry to hear the news of Jerry’s passing. So many good memories we shared. I really appreciated his friendship and admired the way he refused to let anything get in the way of accomplishing a goal. Siblings be strong because you know Schaef would want it that way. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

- Chris Potter, Monday February 10th, 2020

I knew Jerry for many year’s starting at South and on he was always kind and thoughtful always asked me how I was when he saw me on the force Jerry you will be missed bro

- Delvin Bishop, Monday February 10th, 2020