Reed Paul Schaefer
Reed Paul Schaefer, 65, of East Amana, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020, at the Iowa City Rehab and Health Care Center. Private family graveside services will be held in the East Amana Cemetery in East Amana. Memorials may be contributed in Reed's name to Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center in Iowa City, the Amana Church or the Nature Conservancy.
Reed is survived by his mother, Isabella; a brother, Kirby (Theresa) Schaefer of Amana; a niece, Katherine (Jonathan) Ron of Iowa City; a nephew, Aaron (Shana) Schaefer of Iowa City; four great-nieces and great-nephews; and an aunt, Violet Harman of Amana.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ken, in 2012.
Reed was born Aug. 4, 1954, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Ken and Isabella (Rettig) Schaefer. He graduated from the Amana High School. Reed worked in Santa Fe, N.M., as a landscaper for 15 years. After returning to Iowa, he was employed at the Kloubec Fish Farm. He made friends everywhere he lived and will be remembered by many as a kind and generous man. He enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, birding, and many other outdoor activities in the timbers and rivers surrounding the Amana Colonies.
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