Judy Mae Schafer, 59, of Redding, formerly of Ankeny, Iowa and Plattsmouth, Nebraska, passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017.

Judy was born in Omaha, Nebraska on November 28, 1958, a daughter of the late Malinda Amelia (Friedrich) and John Jacob Schafer.

Judy is survived by her sister, Marlene Gerhard and her husband, Thomas of Ridgefield as well as a nephew, Evan Vencil and his wife, Heather of Des Moines, Iowa.

In addition to her parents, Judy was predeceased by a brother, Paul Schafer and a sister, Margie Vencil.

A memorial service for Judy Mae Schafer will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27, at 3:00 PM at Jesse Lee Memorial United Methodist Church, 207 Main Street, Ridgefield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Special Olympics or The Prospector Theater, Ridgefield, CT.