January 25, 1934 - June 29, 2015


A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday July 6, 2015 at St. John Cantius Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Eugenia A. “Jean” Schepers age 81 St. Cloud who passed away on Monday, June 29, 2015. Reverend Tim Gapinski will officiate. Interment will take place at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls.
Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 on Sunday and after 9:30 a.m. on Monday all at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud. Parish prayers will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Jean was born on January 25, 1934 in St. Cloud to Bernard and Hilda (Herzog) Ahrens. She married Donald Schepers on September 4, 1954 at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. Jean 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.

Jean enjoyed painting, gardening, cards, and swimming. She especially treasured all the time spent with her family.

Jean is survived by her husband of 60 years, Donald; children, Jim (Linda) of Apple Valley, Kathy (Jack) Hawk, of Granite Falls, Cheryl (Marty) Laudert of Fairbanks, AK, Mary Jo Schepers of Sartell, Sandy Wessels of Rock Rapids, Iowa, Patty (Kerry) Rud of Alexandria, John (Angie) of Vero Beach, FL, and Gail (Jack) Pelzer of St. Joseph, 20 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; sisters, Liz Schueth of Indianapolis, IN, Taffy (Ev) Condon of Maplewood, Joanne Bensen of St. Cloud.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Eugene; and grandson, Christopher.