Bryson Wayne “Tiger” Schaefer was born on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, at 5:23 p.m at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. to parents, Bryan and Nichole Schaefer of Emerson, Mo.
He weighed 5 pounds and was 17 1/2 inches long. Bryson passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving parents on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 at 7:55 p.m.
Bryson is deeply loved by his mommy and daddy; big sisters, Kaleigh and Kinzleigh; his grandparents, his great-grandparents, his aunts and uncles, his cousins and many others.
Bryson will always remain his parents’ precious baby and Kaleigh and Kinzleigh’s little brother, and they will hold him again in heaven one day.
Survivors include his loving parents, Bryan and Nichole Schaefer; big sisters Kaleigh and Kinzleigh Schaefer; maternal grandparents, David and Tammy Drebenstedt; paternal grandparents, Chris and Gene Schaefer; maternal great-grandparents, Paul and Florence Drebenstedt and Gerald and Betty Thomas; paternal great-grandma, Mary Lou Schaefer; aunts and uncles, Dustin and Leah Drebenstedt, Cliff and Amy Schaefer and Jake and Katrina Schaefer; and cousins, Daxton and Dylan Drebenstedt, Jaydin, Greta, Heidi, Isaac, Savannah and Cheyenne Schaefer.
Bryson was preceded in death by his paternal great-grandparents, Tommy Schaefer and Maurice and Sandra Turnbull.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday Sept. 8, at Nelsonville Baptist Church in Nelsonville, Mo. Reverend Mark McPike will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Bryan and Nichole Schaefer for medical and funeral expenses.
Online condolences may be shared at www.lewisbrothersfuneralchapel.com.