Dr. Angella (Bonde) Schaefer grew up in the country outside the small town of Nerstrand, MN with her parents and two older brothers she graduated from Faribault High School. She attended Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry. She received her Doctorate in Optometry from Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Schaefer’s formal training included clinical rotations at Kohake, Deutscher, and Hefner in Topeka, KS, Providence VA Medical Center in Providence, RI, Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago, IL and EyeCare Associates in Fargo, ND. Dr. Schaefer practiced in Carrington, ND prior to joining Richie Eye Clinic in 2017.
Dr. Schaefer’s professional memberships include:
- American Optometric Association
- Minnesota Optometric Association
- Faribault Lions Club
- Grace Lutheran Church of Nerstrand
Her areas of interest include pediatrics, dry eye, contact lenses, glaucoma, low vision, urgent care visits and primary care optometry.
Dr. Schaefer and her husband Michael have a daughter Marcella and a dog LuLu. Her interests include spending time with family and friends, gardening, baking, reading and enjoying outdoors. Dr. Schaefer is looking forward to being an advocate for healthy eyes and clear vision for the Faribault community.