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Robert Calvin Schepers

Male 1926 - 2011  (85 years)


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  • Name Robert Calvin Schepers  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 23 April 1926  Lake City, Missaukee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Race White  [3, 7
    Residence 1930  Clam Union, Missaukee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1935  Rural, Missaukee, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 01 April 1940  Clam Union, Missaukee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 13; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son 
    Residence 1962  Jenison, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    886 Rosewood St, Jenison, MI, 49428-9353 
    Residence 1993  Caledonia, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    10329 Hanna Lake Ave SE, Caledonia, MI, 49316-9424 
    Residence 2004  Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 2011  Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 13 August 2011  Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 11
    • Age at Death: 85
    Buried after 13 August 2011  Falmouth, Missaukee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Clam Union Cemetery
    Person ID I293  Koster

    Father Jan John G Schepers,   b. 17 March 1882, Beilen, Middenveld, Drenthe, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 November 1940, Falmouth, Missaukee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Cornelia Haveman,   b. 31 July 1889, Falmouth, Missaukee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1961, Falmouth, Missaukee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 05 June 1912  Falmouth, Missaukee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F718  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Jean M Koster,   b. 07 February 1930,   d. 03 October 2015, Middleville, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 16 June 1950  Falmouth, Missaukee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    Children 
     1. Joy Ruth Schepers,   b. 18 April 1952,   d. 07 March 1959  (Age 6 years)  [Natural]
     2. Joanne G Schepers,   b. 22 December 1953,   d. 17 January 1976  (Age 22 years)  [Natural]
     3. Living
    +4. Living
     5. Living
    Family ID F24  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S166] United States Obituary Collection, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Publication Date: 23 Oct 2014; Publication Place: City, New York, USA.
      Record for Robert Calvin Schepers

    2. [S31] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Database online. Year: 1930; Census Place: Clam Union, Missaukee, Michigan; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District: ; Image: .
      Record for John G Schepers

    3. [S203] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Clam Union, Missaukee, Michigan; Roll: T627_1790; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 57-5.
      Record for John Shepers

    4. [S155] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.Original data - Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public;).
      Record for Robert C Schepers

    5. [S220] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011.Original data - Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security D;), Issue State: Michigan; Issue Date: Before 1951.
      Record for Robert Schepers

    6. [S330] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).
      Record for Robert Schepers

    7. [S382] Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).
      Record for Jean Koster

    8. [S38] Online Resource, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 - Ancestry.com. search.ancestry.com.

    9. [S38] Online Resource, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current - Ancestry.com. search.ancestry.com.
      Birth: Apr. 23, 1926
      Death: Aug. 13, 2011

      SCHEPERS - Robert C. Schepers, age 85, of Caledonia, went to be with his Lord, August 13, 2011. Robert was born April 23, 1926 in Lake City, the son of John and Cornelia (Haveman) Schepers. A loyal employee of Steelcase for twenty years, Robert enjoyed gardening, woodcutting, and he was an avid reader. Robert was a member of the Middleville Christian Reformed Church for many years. On June 16, 1950, Robert married the love of his life, the former Jean Koster who survives. He is also survived by his children, John (Marva) Schepers of Jenison, Janice (Ron) Walton of Marshall, Jim (Laurie) Schepers of Byron Center; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughters, Joy and Joanne, four brothers, and two sisters. The family will receive friends, Monday, August 15, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Beeler-Gores Funeral Home, Middleville. A funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., at the Middleville Christian Reformed Church, 708 W Main, Middleville, Pastor Tom DeVries, officiating. Burial will take place at 4:00 p.m. in Falmouth Cemetery, Falmouth. Memorial contributions to Rehoboth Christian School, Rehoboth, New Mexico will be appreciated. Arrangements by www.beeler goresfuneral

      Burial:
      Clam Union Cemetery
      Falmouth
      Missaukee County
      Michigan, USA

      Created by: Cathy Taylor
      Record added: Oct 06, 2013
      Find A Grave Memorial# 118257146


    10. [S38] Online Resource, United States Obituary Collection - Ancestry.com. search.ancestry.com.
      Gerald J. Schepers

      MCBAIN - Gerald J. Schepers died Friday, Dec. 19, 2003 at Georgetown Manor in Grandville. He was 87.
      He was born on Nov. 21, 1916 in Falmouth to John and Cornelia (Haveman) Schepers. He married Thomasine Koster on Sept. 30, 1940 in the Prosper Christian Reformed Church parsonage. She preceded him in death on Nov. 9, 1998.

      He spent most of his life in Falmouth where he had a business as a wholesale egg dealer. In 1968, he became the manager of Farmer's Co-op in McBain.

      Mr. Schepers was an active member of Prosper Christian Reformed Church in Falmouth where he served many productive years as a consistory member and as a Sunday School teacher and superintendent. He leaves a legacy of Christian schools he was instrumental in founding including Ebenezer Christian School in Falmouth and Northern Michigan Christian School in McBain.

      Survivors include his children, Gerald Jr. "Jerry" (Henrietta) Schepers of Cutlerville, Mary Joy (Ken) Mauk of Plainfield Township, Phyllis (Ken) Dornbush of Jenison and Dianne (Marten) VanEyk of Jenison; grandchildren, Pamela (Ross) Landhuis, Vicki (Timothy) Hall, John (Connie) Mauk, Sandy (Michael) Knight, Julie (Brian) Brunsting, Craig Mauk, Todd (Jessica) Dornbush, Jeremy (Kate) VanEyk, June Dornbush, Trevor (Beth) Mauk, Brian (Jenni) VanEyk and Dirk VanEyk and his friend Kristin Huyser; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Robert (Jean) Schepers of Caldeonia; sister, Marjorie (LeRoy) Essom of Commerce City, Colo; sisters-in-law, Esther Schepers of Cutlerville and Jan Schepers of McBain; wife's sister, Kay (Errol) Emery of Falmouth and wife's sister-in-law, Velma Koster of Grand Rapids.

      In addition to his wife Thomasine, he was preceded in death by siblings, George Schepers, Leo Schepers, Esther Medendorp and Bud "Alvin" Schepers.

      Services are noon Tuesday at Prosper Christian Reformed Church in Falmouth with Rev. Robert Drenten officiating.

      Visitation is 7 to 9 p.m. today at Baldwin Street Christian Reformed Church, 2101 Baldwin St., Jenison and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Prosper Christian Reformed Church in Falmouth.

      Memorial contributions may be made to Northern Michigan Christian School Association.

      Arrangements were made by Burkholder Funeral Home in McBain.

    11. [S38] Online Resource, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 - Ancestry.com. search.ancestry.com.

    12. [S84] Missaukee County Marriage Record, #36, pg 122.
      lic 3 jun 1912, married 5 jun 1912, Falmouth

      John G Schepers, 30y, w, Falmouth, born Netherlands, produce business, father Geo. Schepers, mother Maggie Boer,

      Cornelia Haveman, 22y, w, Falmouth, born Michigan, domestic, father Geo. Haveman, no mother listed,

      John Haveman Minister, witness Lena Zigter of falmouth, Alice Victory of Grand Rapids


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