Michael Wayne “Cujo” Schafer, Sr. was born March 1, 1972 in Hammond, the son of the late Killian E. Schafer, Jr. and Sandra Jean Pinion.  He passed away November 15, 2022, at Our Lady of The Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge, LA at age 50.  “Cujo” was a carpenter and refinished floors.  He was known as a courageous person who was strong willed and exhibited a strong work ethic.  He is survived by his son, Michael Wayne Schafer, Jr.; brothers, Johnny Reno and Killian Schafer, III, and his wife Wendy Schafer; step sister, Dorchelle Pinion; and his granddaughter, Graylee Schafer.  A graveside service will be held at Wetmore Cemetery, Ponchatoula, LA, Sunday, November 20, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. conducted by Brother Ward Kinchen.