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Case File 16DFID

Schaper 1 Schaper 2

Gayla Christine Schaper
Missing since June 29, 1979 from Moscow, Latah County, Idaho.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: May 1, 1951
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 28 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'8"; 135 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Blonde hair; blue eyes.
  • Clothing: Schaper was last seen wearing a blue sweater with a gold, v-necked blouse, blue jeans and tennis shoes.
  • Dentals: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Schaper was last seen in Latah, ID on June 29, 1979, when her husband dropped her off at a pasture near the family's Dutch Boy Dairy farm to feed her horses, just east of Moscow on Lenville Road, near the intersection of State Highway 8. She was then going either home, or to her father's home in Woodland Hills, east of Moscow. Some clothing was later discovered in a nearby meadow, but Schaper has never been found.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of this person, please contact:
Latah County Sheriff's Office

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Agency Case Number: C79-0122/NamUs MP#2068

NCIC Number: M050133680
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information: Idaho Missing Persons' Clearinghouse

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Last Updated: 4/27/2012 - By: BR / Web Assist