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Helen Schippers

May 11, 1931 — July 28, 2023

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Helen M. Schippers, age 92 of Kalamazoo, died on July 28, 2023. She was born on May 11, 1931, in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Harry “Pete” and Lucy Mae (Andrus) Taylor. Helen was a graduate of Kalamazoo Central High School. On July 16, 1954, she was married to Nelson Schippers and they shared 61 wonderful years until his death in 2015. They were active members of the Bethany Reformed Church and participated in bowling leagues in town. Helen loved working in her large vegetable garden. Her family includes her sons: Mike Schippers and Mark Schippers and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Harry Taylor. A graveside service will be held at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park South at 11:30 AM on Monday, August 7th, with Pastor David Zomer officiating. Donations in memory of Helen may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Please visit Helen's personalized web page at to sign the online guest book or leave a message for the family.

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Graveside Service

Monday, August 7, 2023

11:30am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mt. Ever - Rest Memorial Park South

3941 South Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

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