Eugenia A. “Jean” Schepers, 81
Jan. 25, 1934 – June 29, 2015
Eugenia A. “Jean” Schepers, 81, of St. Cloud, died June 29. Her funeral was held July 6 at St. John Cantius Catholic Church in St. Cloud. The Rev. Tim Gapinski officiated. Burial took place at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls.
Schepers was born Jan. 25, 1934 in St. Cloud to Bernard and Hilda (Herzog) Ahrens. She married Donald Schepers on Sept. 4, 1954 at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. She was a teacher for 24 years, teaching at St. John Cantius, St. Anthony’s and Holy Spirit. She was a member of St. John Cantius, the Rosary Sodality, the Daughters of Isabella and the Eagles Aerie #622 Auxiliary.
Schepers enjoyed painting, gardening, cards and swimming. She especially treasured all the time spent with her family.
Survivors include the following: her husband of 60 years; children, Jim (Linda) of Apple Valley, Kathy (Jack) Hawk, of Granite Falls, Cheryl (Marty) Laudert of Fairbanks, Alaska, Mary Jo Schepers of Sartell, Sandy Wessels of Rock Rapids, Iowa, Patty (Kerry) Rud of Alexandria, John (Angie) of Vero Beach, Fla., and Gail (Jack) Pelzer of St. Joseph, 20 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; sisters, Liz Schueth of Indianapolis, Ind., Taffy (Ev) Condon of Maplewood and Joanne Bensen of St. Cloud.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Eugene; and grandson, Christopher.