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Dorothy "Babe" Bowman Schiefer

August 14, 1936 — March 30, 2022

Biography: Dorothy "Babe" Bowman Schiefer, 85 gone to join her loving husband Paul Schiefer on Wednesday March 30, 2022. Babe was born to the late Earl Bowman and Marjorie (Schultis) Stahl August 14, 1936 in Republic Ohio. She married Paul Eugene Schiefer whom precedes her in passing on October 15, 1998. She is preceded in death by husband, Paul Schiefer; parents Earl (Mildred) Bowman and Marjorie (Russ) Stahl; sister, Shirley; brothers, Louie Bowman and Sonny Stahl. 

Dorothy is survived by children, Bob Schiefer and Deb (Mark) Harrison; granddaughter, Crystal Bishop; sister, Pat as well as numerous nieces and nephews. 

Babe was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She had a great sense of humor and liked to joke around. She never met a stranger, she was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need. We told her she was an angel here on earth. Babe was a homemaker, but also had various jobs outside of the home. Including working at the Chatfield Hatchery and a cook in the Timken cafeteria. She was an excellent cook and loved doing it. She was best known for her spaghetti, apple dumplings and delicious Christmas cookies & candy. 

 Babe was a member of College Hill United Church of Christ. She always enjoyed being involved with the Church's annual Apple Fest. Babe was also a member of The Chatfield Homemakers Club. She always enjoyed dressing up for the Chatfield Halloween Parade. 

 Babe had a passion for traveling with her family and friends. She always looked forward to her Birthday trips with her daughter and granddaughter. In her early years she liked to spend summers camping and fishing at lake Erie. She loved tending to her flowers and vegetable gardens, and you could always find her watching her favorite shows like Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy or working in her word find puzzle books. She also enjoyed collecting angels and chickens of any kind. She will be deeply missed. 

Visiting hours are from 11:30AM until 1:30PM at College Hill United Church of Christ in Chatfield, Ohio on Saturday. Funeral Services will follow the visiting hours at 1:30PM. Memorials may be made to the Church Memorial Fund, Stein Hospice, or Donor's Choice. Moments of remembrance may be left online at
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