Obituary for Katherine May Schippers

Born: Oct. 1st, 1920
Passed Away: Oct. 29th, 2010


Monday Nov. 1st, 2010
2:00pm to 4:00pm and
7:00pm to 9:00pm at Throop Funeral Home
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Tuesday Nov. 2nd, 2010, 11:00am at Eastmanville United Reformed Church
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Schippers Mrs Katherine May Schippers aged 90, of Coopersville was called home to her Lord Friday Oct 29, 2010. After singing with the OK Choir for 25 yrs she now sings with the Heavenly Choir. She was born Oct 1, 1920 to Adrian and Nellie (DePender) Eding. She married Henry P Schippers Oct 4, 1940 at Eastmanville Christian Reformed Church there’s was the first wedding held in the Church. She retired from Leigh Products in Coopersville after 23 ½ years. She also volunteered at Love Inc. over 18yrs on Thursdays. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Henry P. Schippers in 1989. She will be lovingly remembered by her children, James (Jane) Schippers of Fruitport, Gerald (Sharon) Schippers of Grand Rapids, Ronald (Lois) Schippers of Coopersville, Janice (Philip) Shafer of Wilmington NC.; 11 grandchildren, Faith Peirce, Lisa Wells, Kimberly Hilton, Ronnie VandenHorse, Timothy, Derk, Steven, and Seth Schippers, Jarrett, Jonethan, and Philip Jr. Schafer.; 20 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Evelyn Schippers; special friends, Donna Tibbe, Ann VanRyswyk, Rose Goosen; aunt Mary DePender; cousins and many friends. Funeral Services Tuesday 11:00 am at the Eastmanville United Reformed Church. Burial in Coopersville Cemetery. Visitation Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at the Throop Funeral Home in Coopersville. Memorials may be made to the Eastmanville United Reformed Church Building Fund. An online guestbook may be signed at www.throopfh. The time has come that I must go to my heavenly home above. To see my Savior first of all, then all the folks I loved. God bless you all that are left behind and be sure that you all know. Jesus died that we might live because he loved us so. Throop-Coopersville ph 616-837-8161


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