Carol M. (Evans) Schaefges

May 25, 1933 ~ July 12, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old


Carol M. Schaefges, age 90, of St. Charles, formerly of Geneva, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at Heritage Health and Senior Care in Elgin with her loving family by her side.

She was born May 25, 1933, in St. Paul, Minnesota, the daughter of William and Charlotte (Joyce) Evans.

Carol was a long-time member of St. Peter Catholic Church. While at St Peter’s Church she was a long-time member of the choir, she attended many prayer groups and participated in many of the church’s activities. She loved St Peter’s and always considered it her home.

She is survived by her children Robert of St. Charles, Patricia (Curtis) Townsend of North Aurora, William of Hines, Illinois, Thomas of Wisconsin, and Andrew of Woodstock, Illinois; grandchildren Tiffani (Jake) Berry, Matthew Schaefges, and Curtis Jr, Zachary, and Kelly Townsend; great grandchildren Bailey, Landin, and Aria Townsend; and many other dear relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Joyce Evans, daughter Catherine, and husband Richard who passed away in 1971.

Funeral prayers will be held Saturday, July 22, 2023 at 9:30 am at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State Street (Route 38), Geneva proceeding to St. Peter Catholic Church, 1891 Kaneville Road, Geneva for Celebration of Funeral Mass at 10:30 am.  To live stream the mass, please click this link

Burial will follow at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery in Geneva.

Visitation will be held Friday, July 21 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm at Malone Funeral Home with rosary recital at 7:45 pm. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Peter Catholic Church, 1891 Kaneville Road, Geneva, Illinois 60134 would be appreciated.

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July 21, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Malone Funeral Home
324 East State Street
Geneva, IL 60134

Funeral Mass
July 22, 2023

10:30 AM
St Peter Catholic Church
1891 Kaneville Road
Geneva, Illinois 60134

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