Luanda Jean Schaefer, 58, a Northland resident of Kansas City, MO passed away February 7, 2018, at the St, Luke’s North Hospital in Kansas City. She was born October 24, 1959 in Kansas City to Richard and Barbara (Kallinger) Schaefer.
Luanda graduated from Maple Valley State School and worked at Vocational Services in North Kansas City for over 37 years. Luanda was very genuine, caring and was always looking out for others. Her family and friends were very important to her, especially her nieces and nephews. Luanda was an avid sports fan and enjoyed cheering on the Royals and Chiefs. She loved playing with her puppies.
She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her siblings: Joe Schaefer and wife, Nancy of Parkville, MO, Linda Reents and husband, Steve of Kansas City North, James Schaefer of Kansas City North, and Justin Schaefer and fiancé, Paula Mahaffey of Charlotte, NC; and several nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate Luanda’s life on Sunday, February, 11, 2018 at the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville. The visitation will be held from 1-2:00 p.m., with a Celebration of life service following at 2:00 p.m. In honor of Luanda being an organ donor, memorial contributions are suggested to Midwest Transplant Network and may be left in care of the funeral home.