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Bernard A. Scheppers

Bernard "Butch" A. Scheppers, age 69, of Centertown, passed away Sunday, December 15, 2013, at Capital Region Medical Center.

Butch was born, December 22, 1943, In Jefferson City, a son to the late Otto Scheppers and Irene (Schetzler) Scheppers. His mother survives of Jefferson City.

Butch was a graduate of Lincoln University High School and served in the U.S. Navy.

On March 27, 1967, Butch was united in marriage to Mildred Wolfe in Jefferson City. She survives of the home.

Butch worked as an electrician for over 40 years and was a member of IBEW Local #257. He was also a member of VFW Post #35 and American Legion Post #5.

Butch enjoyed wood working, gardening, hunting, fishing, NASCAR and spending time with his family.

In addition to his mother and wife, Butch is survived by: one son, Charles and his companion Teresa Goeller of Jefferson City; one daughter, Colleen Egbert of Jefferson City; two brothers, Donald and his wife Deborah Scheppers and William and his wife Liz Scheppers both of Jefferson City; four sisters, Carolyn and her husband Ken Baker of Jefferson City, Pat Rackers of Taos, Betty Scheppers of Jefferson City and Kathy and her husband Jerry Nevins of Brazito; three grandchildren, James and Michaela Egbert and Jocelyn Scheppers, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his father, Butch was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Scheppers; two sisters, Lisa Scheppers and Diane Hammond.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Morton Chapel in Linn.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2013, at Morton Chapel with Bro. Jim Steele officiating.

Burial with full military honors will follow in the Ferguson Cemetery.

Expression of sympathy may be made to the VFW or the American Legion.

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Our family is praying for yours.

Jason and Julie Davenport Dec 22 2013 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for your lose! Please let me know if there's anything I can do!

The Buckler Family ( Stephany Dec 17 2013 12:00 AM

You are in our hearts and prayers. Butch is resting in peace now.

Josh and Megan Hammann Dec 17 2013 12:00 AM

You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Time will ease the pain of your loss but the memories will be there forever.

Kathy & Dave Preffitt Dec 17 2013 12:00 AM

I know he's resting easy with his sister, and my father soon to join. No more pain, worrying , wondering....

Christopher Scheppers Dec 17 2013 12:00 AM

Your family is in our prayers and has our deepest sympathy.

Harold & Nancy Jaegers Dec 16 2013 12:00 AM

My family and I would wish to express our deepest condolences. Your family is in our prayers as well. I'm not sure if anyone would remember me, but I'm the daughter of Harold and Nancy Jaegers from Bonnots Mill, MO. We may not be able to attend the services, but your family is in our hearts and prayers.

Mary Helen Jaegers Beadenkopf Dec 16 2013 12:00 AM

Our family is saddened with this news and consider it an honor to have known Butch. May the entire Scheppers clan smile with all the wonderful memories Butch put in your heart!

Keith, Lisa, Brittany, Chelsea &Colton Dec 16 2013 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Butch Scheppers. May the Lord hold each of you in the palm of his hand and give you his love. Take care.

Marian & Bernie Forck Dec 16 2013 12:00 AM

Your family is in my prayers and has my deepest sympathy.

Michael Jaegers Dec 16 2013 12:00 AM