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Gerald Schepers

Sunday, July 31, 2011
11:00 AM until 7:00 PM
Becher & Kluesner
Downtown Chapel
214 E. 7th St.
Jasper, IN 47546

Monday, August 1, 2011
10:00 AM
St. Celestine
Catholic Church
Celestine, IN 47521


Dateline Celestine, Indiana

Gerald H. Schepers, age 68 of Celestine passed away at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday (July 27, 2011) in Memorial Hospital & Health Care Center in Jasper.

He was born in Celestine, Indiana on April 9, 1943 to Alois and Bernice (Nordhoff) Schepers. He married Virginia Durcholz on June 29, 1963 in Precious Blood Catholic Church in Jasper.

Gerald retired from Wabash Valley Produce in Dubois and had worked at JOFCO in Jasper for 15 years. He also served in the Indiana National Guard.

He is a member of St. Celestine Catholic Church Dubois High School Class of 1961 Charter member of the Celestine Volunteer Fire Department Celestine Community Club-

Wife, Virginia Schepers
Four daughters,
Margie Schepers, Louisville, KY
Janice Schepers,
Mrs. Robert (Karen) Reynard, both of Indianapolis, In
Mrs. Andrew (Elaine) Kreilein, St. Anthony, IN
Four sons,
Denny Schepers, St. Croix, In
Doug Schepers, Celestine, IN
Marvin Schepers and spouse Janessa, Otwell, In
Larry Schepers, Dubois, IN
Three grandchildren.

Four sisters,
Mary Leisman, St. Anthony, IN
Rita Schepers,
Mrs. Leon (Pat) Recker both of Celestine, IN
Sr. Eileen Schepers, The Dwelling Place Monastery, Martin, KY

Preceding him in death is one brother, Richard Schepers.

Funeral services for Gerald Schepers will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday (August 1, 2011) in St. Celestine Catholic Church with burial to follow in St. Celestine Cemetery.

Friends may call from 11-7:00 p.m. Sunday at the Becher & Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Celestine Volunteer Fire Department or to St. Celestine Catholic Church.

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