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Nancy Lou Schamper

• Feb 1, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Nancy Lou Schamper, age 74, of Grand Haven passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

Nancy was born February 15, 1943, in Allendale to the late Jerome and Clara (Dys) Hook. She married Gary Schamper on August 16, 1963, at the North Blendon Christian Reformed Church.

Nancy had worked as a nurse’s aide for many years. She was an active member of First Christian Reformed Church, where she sang in the church choir and served as an elder. She volunteered visiting the widows, shut-ins and members of the church who were ill. Nancy enjoyed baking, cooking and knitting. She loved traveling, feeding and watching birds, and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Nancy will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Gary; daughters, Cheryl (Gary) Howard of North Muskegon and Christy (Mike) Dreese of Grand Haven; sons, David Schamper of Grand Haven and Daniel (Jane) Schamper of Brooklyn, New York. Also surviving her are seven grandchildren: Lauren, Olivia and Trevor Howard, Morgan, Alison and Lucas Dreese, and Evan Schamper; sisters, Beth (Bob) Stroven and Kathy (Bill) Thompson; brother, Don Hook; sisters-in-law, Karen (Robert) Schra and Judy (Keith) Boonstra; brothers-in law, John (Paule) Schamper and Russ (Elaine) Schamper; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The Funeral Service for Nancy will be held Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 11 a.m. at First Christian Reformed Church with Pastor Cory Nederveld officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Reformed Church. Please visit www.klaassenfuneralhome.com to sign Nancy’s online guest book.