Linda K. Klosterman Schafstall Wischmeier


Linda K. Klosterman Schafstall Wischmeier, 64, of Brownstown, passed away Saturday, April, 1, 2017, surrounded by her family at her home.

Born April 20, 1952, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of Victor and Melba Hackman Klosterman. Her father preceded her in death Oct. 30, 2000, and her mother survives in Seymour. She married Jack E. Schafstall on Aug. 21, 1971, and he preceded her in death Nov. 29, 1986. She then married Waldo L. Wischmeier on Aug. 29, 1992, and he also preceded her in death May 14, 2015.

She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wegan, where she was active in the Ladies Aid.

Her smile and laughter was contagious and she enjoyed being a faithful servant to all. She loved farming and being a farmer’s wife, as well as cooking for all her family and friends. She was a joy to everyone and was greatly loved and adored by all, because to know her was to love her.

Survivors include two daughters, Beth (Stephen) Wischmeier of Seymour and Connie (Jeffrey) Stahl of Brownstown; three sons, Douglas (Sue) Wischmeier of Vallonia, and Gregory (Lisa) Wischmeier and Max (Barbara) Wischmeier, all of Brownstown; grandchildren, Britney, Jack and Craig Wischmeier, Levi and Adam Stahl, Hilary (Mike) Strefling, Blaine Wischmeier, Lindsey (Clint) Sterling, Kyle Wischmeier, Peyton Wischmeier, Crystal (Bryce) Purcell and Lucas (Kara) Wehmiller; four great-grandchildren, Grayson Strefling and Madison, Paxton and Phinnley Purcell; two brothers, Allen (Janet) Klosterman and Leon (Kay) Klosterman, both of Seymour; two sisters, Lois (Henry) Wischmeier of Columbus and Rhonda (David) Eggersman of Seymour; brothers-in-law and sisters-in law, Tony (Cathy) Schafstall of Seymour, Marvin (Norma) Wischmeier and Marilyn (Robert) Benter, all of Brownstown, and Milton (Jane) Stuckwisch of Seymour; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

She also was preceded in death by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Leroy and Erma Wischmeier, Noble and Melba Wischmeier, Alvin and Ruth Wischmeier and Hugo and Maysel Thomas.

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wegan, with Pastor Martin Keller officiating. Burial will follow at the cemetery at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Borchers.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Spurgeon Funeral Home in Brownstown and from 9 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at the church.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church,Wegan; Lutheran Central School; Trinity Lutheran High School or Schneck Hospice.