On February 26, 2005 RUTH FRIEDA SCHAEFER; daughter of the late Emilie (nee Boeke) and Julius Wilhelm Schaefer; beloved sister of the late Elizabeth, Arthur, Amalia (Molly), Frederick, Marie, Anna Louise, William, Olga and Wilfred Julius; beloved Aunt of Judith Keane, David Imwold, Ruth, Frank, and Melvin Meyer, Anne Boddiford, John Mosmiller, Claire Moore, Richard and Carl Schaefer and the late William Schaefer, Jr., Leonard Green, Dorothy Waltz and the late Elizabeth (Toots) Roberts, Ethel Razac, Elanor Mersinger, Garland Green, Charles Green and Anna Green; beloved great-aunt of David and Michael Keane and the late Robert G. Keane, III and many great-great nieces and nephews. Miss Schaefer died peacefully at her home in Ellicott City tended by her great nephews, Michael and David Keane and her niece Judith Keane and family. The family will receive friends Thursday 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 at HARRY H. WITZKE'S FAMILY FUNERAL HOME INC. 4112 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City. A Service of Christian Burial will be conducted by Reverend Martin J. Schultheis at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Catonsville, MD on Friday, 11 A.M., with burial at Parkwood Cemetery on Taylor Avenue. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Emmanueal Lutheran Christian Day School, 929 Ingleside Avenue, Catonsville MD, 21228.