Christina Rae Schaefer, 46, of Waterford, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021.

Christina was born in Racine on Feb. 13, 1975. She was raised by her parents Frank and Delores Bjurquist in Plum City, where she graduated high school. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire before graduating with a nursing degree from Alverno College. She also received her Bachelors degree and a Masters degree. On April 4, 2007, she married Ed Schaefer at St. Mary’s of Dover Catholic Church. The couple lived in Kansasville for some time and the past four years in Waterford.

Christina was currently working full time as Director of Quality Assurance at Lakeview Specialty Hospital in Waterford. In her spare time, she enjoyed traveling to Mexico with her family. She loved to cook and was always open to any new adventure. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her son Cael, her husband Ed, and all her cherished family. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Christine is survived by her husband Ed; son Cael; her mom Debra (David) “Bapa” Peck; brothers, Allan (Amanda) Carter, and Todd (Tina) Bjurquist; mother-in-aw, Helen Schaefer; other relatives and countless friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Delores Bjurquist, and father-in-law Francis Schaefer.

Visitation will be held at Mealy Funeral Home on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, from 10 until 11:30 a.m. Eulogy will be read at 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s of Dover Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family for distribution to Christina’s favorite charities. Ed would like to send a heartfelt thank you to all the family and friends who reached out in support of the family during this difficult time.

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