Passing of I.P.A. Hall of Famer Chet Schafer

It is with much sadness that we report the passing of IPA Hall of Famer, Chet Schafer.

Chet was inducted into the International Polka Association’s Hall of Fame in 1976, and played a vital role in bringing polka music entertainment to the masses in the Chicagoland area and beyond.

Polka Radio personality, Music producer, Singer, Dancer, were just a few of the accolades associated with Mr. Schafer. His great wit, charm and personality will be missed.  Rest in Peace to the “Dean of Radio Broadcasting”.

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Service Information for Chet Schafer:

Visitation: Friday, April 20, 2018
Montclair – Lucania Funeral Home
6901 West Belmont Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60634
3:00pm to 8:00pm

Funeral Mass: Saturday, April 21, 2018
St. Priscilla Catholic Church
6949 West Addison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60634

Committal: St. Adalbert’s Catholic Cemetery
6800 North Milwaukee Avenue
Niles, Illinois 60714
Following Funeral Mass

For additional details regarding services, Click Here

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For Chet Schafer’s complete I.P.A. Hall of Fame biography, click here.



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