Richard E. Schaefer, 88, of Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at Olathe Health Hospice House.


Mr. Schaefer will lie in state from 1-6 p.m. Monday, Oct.r 19, 2020, at Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa. Graveside interment will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at Chicago Mound Cemetery, Hartford, Kansas, with military honors by Fort Riley Honor Guard. The family suggests memorial contributions to Olathe Health Hospice House c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KS 66067. Family and friends are encouraged to post their condolences and memories on Richard’s Tribute Wall at www.dengelmortuary.com.