Verdella Schaefer
Verdella Schaefer

Obituary of Verdella Schaefer

Verdella F. Schaefer, of Post Falls, Idaho, passed away on March 15, 2018 at Hospice of North Idaho at the age of 79 years.  Verdella was born in Mandad, North Dakota and moved to Spokane Washington with her family at the age of 6. She graduated from Central Valley High School in 1956.  In 1957, she met the love of her life, Robert C. Schaefer and they married in August of 1958 and moved to Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho where they started their family of two daughters, Jennice and Vickie.  The family moved to Post Falls, Idaho in 1968.


Verdella loved crafting blankets, aprons, quilts and giving them to all of her loved ones.  She enjoyed gardening and cooking, especially baking, spreading her love with each good she shared.  Verdella and her husband also were avid card players with their friends.  Later in life, Verdella’s activities included spending copious amounts of time with her four grandchildren, then great grandchildren.  She was passionate about her Gonzaga Basket Ball Team.


She will be greatly missed by her husband of 59 years Robert “Bob” Schaefer, twin sister, Ardella Qualle, Brothers, Dick (Sandy) Miller, Dennis (Carol) Miller; Children, Jennice (David) Cordova of Meridian, Idaho, Vickie (Steve) Shaffer of Post Falls, Idaho.  Grandchildren Jamie (Matthew) Dilley of North Pole, Idaho, Kacey (Jason) Cordova of Meridian, Idaho, Alex (Jocelyn) Cordova of Meridain Idaho, and Brtiney (Kendall) Shaffe-Silverstrini of Post Falls, Idaho;  beloved great grandchildren, Max, Mia, Logan, Benjamin and Madelyn.


 She was preceded in death by parents Emmanuel & Rose Miller and brothers Marlo Miller and Lyle Miller.


At her request, no funeral services will be held.  Memorial donations can be made to Hospice of North Idaho, Mannie & Gladys Schneidmiller House in her memory.