John William Schafer and Ruth Eileen Sinders were married on June 18, 1948, at New Hope Baptist Church, Clay City, by Pastor W. L. Ketner.
They have three children: Marion Schafer and wife Jane, Brazil, Janet Anderson and husband Ray, Mount Carmel, Illinois, and Karen Schafer, Lewis. They also have four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
All friends and family are invited to attend. No gifts, but cards would be welcome and may be sent to 15352 Klass Road, Coal City, IN 47427.