Theresa M. Schippers
Published on -6/16/2012, 5:05 PM
Theresa M. Schippers, 77, Victoria, died Friday, June 15, 2012, at Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka.
She was born Jan. 30, 1935, in Hays to John M. and Mary T. (Herl) Pfannenstiel. She was a 1953 graduate of Girls Catholic High, Hays.
She married Paul O. Schippers on Oct. 22, 1962, in Hays. She was a bookkeeper for Schippers farm and a homemaker.
She was a member of St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Christian Mothers and Daughters of Isabella, all of Victoria.
She was a spiritual inspiration for many.
Survivors include her husband, of the home; a son, Troy Schippers and wife, Geralyn, Victoria; a daughter, Paula Schumacher and husband, Steve, Topeka; two brothers, Henry Pfannenstiel and wife, Mary, Hays, and Danny Pfannenstiel and wife, Margie, Munjor; a sister, Rosie Dome, Basehor; and six grandchildren, Wade and Wyatt Schumacher, and Sara, Emily, Gracyn and Claire Schippers.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Ted, Bob, Jake and Edward Pfannenstiel; seven sisters, Lucy Schmidtberger, Virginia Dreiling, Ida Dinkel, Minnie Berens, Eleanor Schumacher, Armella Ross, and Louise Steckline; a infant brother; and two infant sisters.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria; burial in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the church and from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Cline's Mortuary 412 Main Street Victoria, KS 67671.
A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, followed by a Daughters of Isabella/Christian Mothers rosary at 7:30 p.m., all at the church.
Memorials are suggested to St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria, in care of the mortuary.
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