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Sherry Jean (Terpstra) Schoonmaker

April 11, 1948 ~ October 9, 2021 (age 73)


Sherry Schoonmaker, age 73 of Kalamazoo, died at home on October 9, 2021. She was born April 11, 1948, in Kalamazoo, the daughter of Benjamin and Henrietta (Ouding) Terpstra. Sherry was a Comstock High School graduate. She worked as a cook at Ridgeview Manor Nursing Home for 23 years. She was a member of gracespring Bible Church. Sherry belonged to the T.O.P.S. organization, volunteered with the Red Cross. She was a volunteer escort of Shepherd Center, sewed for the Gospel Mission Quilts and was a Friends of the Gospel Mission. On October 9, 1989, she married Richard "Dick" Schoonmaker. She was preceded in death by her husband Dick; her brothers Richard and David Terpstra and her twin sister, Cheryl. Her family includes her brothers: Thomas (Bette) Terpstra, Luke Terpstra, Norman Terpstra, and Terry Waber; sister-in-law Rita Terpstra and many nieces and nephews. Friends may join with her family on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 11:00 AM at Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Burial & Cremation Services, 622 S. Burdick Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, where a memorial service will be held. Please visit Sherry's personalized online guestbook at https://www.langelands.com


Memorial Service
October 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Langeland Family Funeral Homes Burial & Cremation Services, Memorial Chapel
622 S Burdick St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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