Beverly J. Schroepfer age 88, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on September 12, 2022, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye after a long courageous battle against Alzheimer’s.
Visitation will be on Monday from 4 to 7 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye and will continue on Tuesday from 9:30 until 10:30 am at the North entrance of the church.
There will be a prayer service Monday at 4pm to start the visitation.
Funeral Service will be held at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 10:30 am.
The clergy will be Father Tanner Thooft.
Interment will be at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Sleepy Eye.
A time of fellowship will be held in the church social room after the interment.
Memorials are preferred to St. Mary’s Church in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Beverly Joy Voss was born on October 21st, 1933 at the Jackson Hospital in Jackson, MN the daughter of Rudolph & Hilda (Brehmer) Voss. She went to Sioux Valley Consolidated School, graduating in 1951. She then attended North-West Institute of Medical Technology in Minneapolis. Beverly worked at the Sleepy Eye Municipal Hospital as a Laboratory Technician from 1952 to 1956. Beverly married Joseph C. Schroepfer on August 23, 1955. The couple made their home in Sleepy Eye. She worked for the Sleepy Eye Medical Clinic as receptionist from 1970 to 1971 and for Cargill Elevator as bookkeeper from 1972 to 1983. Bev later worked as a latch key supervisor at St. Mary’s from 1989 to 1992. She was a member of St. Mary’s Guild, Divine Providence Auxiliary, Christian Mothers, VFW Auxiliary, Sleepy Eye Hospital Auxiliary, Sleepy Eye Golf Club, Morning Glories Extension Group. She volunteered at St. Mary’s Church and school and also at Next to Nu, and served as social room supervisor for many years. Bev took part in many social and card clubs. She enjoyed riding the mopeds, watching sports, cooking and baking, along with crafts such as hardanger embroidery and ceramics. She enjoyed golfing, especially women’s and couples league. She loved their many trips to the camper on Spider Lake.
She is survived by her children, Barb (Alvin) Krzmarzick, Tom (Brenda) Schroepfer, Jim (Maggie) Schroepfer, Don (Connie L.) Schroepfer, all of Sleepy Eye, MN, Roger (Amy) Schroepfer of Palatine, IL, grandchildren, Becky, Brent, Brian, Laura, Angie, Christy, Justin, Megan, Sonni, Mikail, Sophia and Sidney, 22 great-grandchildren and brother, Leon (Violet) Voss of Lakefield. She was preceded in death by her parents and great-granddaughter, Madelyn Rose, husband Joseph in 2017 and siblings, Virgil and Vernon Voss and Vernetta Cranston.