Schefers, Raitis of Maple Grove, formerly of Minnetonka, passed away on 9/14/19 at the age of 79. He was an amazing husband, dad and grand-father. He was born in Latvia on 4/1/40 and moved to America after WWII. Raitis graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Business in 1962. He worked his entire career as a manufacturing engineer and enjoyed photo-graphy and sailing. He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife of 50 years Carol Schefers; son, Erik (Molly) Schefers; daughter, Lara (Colin) Doss; grandchildren Zack and Kyle Schefers; and brothers Maris and Guntis Schefers. A memorial service will be held at 11am on 9/28/19, with family visitation at 10am at Lord of Life Lutheran Church 7401 County Rd 101, Maple Grove, MN. Glen Haven Chapel 763-533-8643