Lynn Schefus age 76 of Redwood Falls passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Golden Living Center in Wabasso. In following Lynn’s wishes no public services will be held at this time. A private family burial will be held at Fort Ridgely Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Lynn Schefus was born on May 11, 1941 to George & Meta (Briese) Schefus on the family farm in Camp Township in Renville County, Minnesota. He grew up in rural Fairfax and attended Fairfax High School. After his education, he worked in the trucking business as a driver for various places until starting his own trucking business for many years. Lynn also farmed for many years as well as raising hogs, cattle, buffalo and horses. On May 12, 1962 Lynn married Molly Larsen at United English Church in Fairfax, Minnesota to this marriage brought three children. This marriage ended in divorce in 1977. Lynn loved his Australian Blue Healer dogs Rusty, Shane and Duke. He enjoyed riding horse and snowmobiling.
Lynn is survived by his children: Sheila (Vern) Stage, Shelly (Scott) Baune and Jeff Schefus all of Redwood Falls; grandchildren Nikki (Dave) Chicos of New Richland, MN, Derek Baune of Sioux Falls, SD, Brennan Baune of Sioux Falls, SD, Tyler Stage (special friend Brandy Schade) of Redwood Falls, Stephanie Stage of Redwood Falls and Kalley Stage of Redwood Falls; great-grandson Owen Chicos; brothers: Ralph and Rodney Schefus both of Fairfax, MN. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Larry and Lyle and sisters-in-law Rose and Betty Schefus.