**Women’s Royal Navy Service-WWII Veteran**
Joyce Schafer, 92, of Springfield, Ill., formerly of Rushville, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Monday, July 2, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Ill.  
She was born on June 17, 1926 in Liverpool, England, the daughter of the late Brook Parkinson & Ethel Cowx Hoult.  She married Charles Rudolph Schafer on August 5, 1951 at the Rushville First Christian Church.  He preceded her in death on March 30, 2012.  
Funeral services will be held at 11  a.m. Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the Rushville First Presbyterian Church with Mr. David Haney officiating.  Inurnment will follow in Rushville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 4  to 6  p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be given to the First Presbyterian Church or Culbertson Memorial Hospital Foundation.  Private condolences & expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.worthingtonfh.com