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Marlys Schepper

Marlys M. Schepper, age 69, of Perham, MN, died Wednesday, February 18, 2009, at MeritCare in Fargo, ND. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 21, 2009, beginning at 3:00 pm at the United Methodist Church, Perham, with Pastor Robert Pesola officiating. Burial will follow in the Weimann Cemetery, Vergas. Visitation will be held Friday, February 20, 5 pm - 8 pm with a prayer service at 7:15 pm at the United Methodist Church and will continue one hour prior to the funeral at the church.

Marlys Mae Schepper was born January 29, 1940, in Frazee, MN, the daughter of Ralph and Pearl (Cole) King. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Schepper on August 24, 1959, in Frazee. Marlys loved sports, especially baseball. She ran the concession stand at the local baseball games and enjoyed watching the Minnesota Twins. She was a caring, loving person who thought of everyone else first, never complaining. Marlys loved her two granddaughters so much and they meant the world to her.

Marlys is survived by her husband, Kenneth, Perham, MN; two sons, Robin (Ronda) Schepper, Princeton, MN; and Bob Schepper, Perham, MN; two granddaughters, Reilee and Summer; a brother, George (Darlene) King, Frazee, MN; brothers-in-law, Bill (Elayne) Schepper, Vergas, MN; and Leonard Schepper, Vergas, MN; sisters-in-law, Marion (Allen) Antonson, Frazee, MN; Kathy (Chuck) Hillstrom, Vergas, MN; Linda (Dale) Flatau, Perham, MN; and Donna (Dan) Winkels, Sartell, MN; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding Marlys in death are her parents; and mother and father in law, Gladys and Raymond Schepper.

Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham, MN, is in charge of the arrangements. (218) 346-5175. Online tributes may be posted on