Zane Christian Schafer, 15, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016. He was born on January 16, 2001 to Ron and Karin (Nelson) Schafer in Blue Springs, MO.
Zane enjoyed football, basketball, soccer and cars especially Ford’s. He loved to tinker with anything mechanical or electrical. He was a hard worker who enjoyed placing other people’s needs before his own. Zane’s greatest enjoyment came from being outdoors. In June of 2008 Zane became a believer in Jesus Christ and gave his heart, trust and love to the Lord. He attended First Baptist Church of Blue Springs. Zane was a member of the Boys Scout Troop #332 and recently became an Eagle Scout.
Survivors include his parents, Ron and Karin Schafer of Blue Springs, MO; brother, Zebulon John Schafer of Blue Springs, MO; paternal grandparents; Ron and June Schafer of Grain Valley , MO; maternal grandparents, Terry and Margaret Nelson of Blue Springs, MO; paternal great grandmother, Myra Schafer of Cuba, MO; aunts and uncles, Andrea and Sam Mynatt of Blue Springs, MO, Pat and Rita Johnson of Harrah, OK, Patty Schafer of Grain Valley, MO; great-aunts and uncles, Don and Anita Schafer of Ft. Smith, AR, Larry and Sue Nelson of Lone Jack, MO; cousins, David and Sherrard Schafer of Northport, AL, Rhyann Mynatt of Blue Springs, MO, Holly Johnson and her daughter Analise of Harrah, OK, Sarah and Ray Doud of Harrah, OK, Katie Mae Schafer of Northport, AL, Keegan Schafer of Northport, AL, Kendal Schafer of Northport, AL; special friends uncle Chad and Mishelle Pauley and their daughter Kyrsten of Raymore, MO. He is preceded in death by great-grandparents, Gerald and Adalyne Runion; great-grandfather, Raymond Schafer.
The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at the First Baptist Church of Blue Springs 4500 Little Blue Parkway, Independence, MO. Funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the church. Burial will immediately follow at the Blue Springs Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Boy Scout Troop #332. Memories of Zane and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.