Katharina Schaer, 77, of Sharpsburg

Katharina Schaer, 77, of Sharpsburg, Ga. passed away on November 26, 2013 at Gentiva Hospice in Columbus, Ga.

Mrs. Schaer was born on June 10, 1936 to the late Kaspar and Maria Mollinger. In addition to her parents Mrs. Schaer was preceded in death by her husband, SSG U.S. Army (Ret) Bartlin Herman Schaer.

Memorial services for Mrs. Schaer will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at Main Post Cemetery, Fort Benning, Ga. According to Striffler-Hamby 4071 Macon Road Columbus.

Survivors include one son; Ronald O. Schaer and his wife Sybil of Ft. Worth, Texas, a daughter; Barbara A. Hain and her husband Dan of Ft. Benning, Ga., two granddaughters; Kristine Lynn Hain, and Tyler Joy Hain.

The family of Mr. and Mrs. Schaer would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Gentiva Hospice for their care and compassion during their final days.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: Gentiva Hospice, 2425 Williams Road Columbus, Ga. 31909. In memory of Bartlin Herman Schaer and Katharina Schaer online condolences may be offered at www.shcolumbus.com