A Funeral Service will be held for Sylvester J. Schaefer, age 96 of Austin at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 16th at the Mayer Funeral Home in Austin.  Friends may call from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening, and also for one hour before the service at the Mayer Funeral Home on Thursday morning.  Interment will take place at Oakwood Cemetery in Austin.