Obituary and Service Information for Darrell Schaper

Schaper, Darrell

Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
Time: 5:00- 8:00 pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri 63028

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Time: 10:30 am

Service Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Memorials, if desired, may be made to American Parkinson Disease Association, 660 South Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110-1010

Darrell Gene Schaper. age 81 of Mineral Wells, Texas (formerly of Festus) entered into rest September 9, 2019 in Fort Worth, TX. He was a retired electrician for Chrysler Auto Corp and a US Army veteran; he was always ready to help anyone in need and offered a helping hand...he was a volunteer "Handy Man". He served as a Deacon and member of the Disaster Team at Faith Baptist Church; he enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his family. Darrell got to live and fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a "cowboy". When he moved to Texas in 2007 and purchased a piece of property and became a full fledged "Texan Couple" raising calves and horses. Born April 13, 1938, in St Louis, MO, to the late Charles and Josephine Schaper.

Survived by his loving family which includes his wife of 61 years, Myra Lucille (Peeks) Schaper, sons, Jeffrey (Denise) Schaper of Alton, NH and Micheal Schaper of St Louis, brother, Clarence Schaper of Florida and grandchildren, Darrell Charles Schaper, Heath Schaper, Molly Schaper and Courtney McKalip and great granddaughter, Emma McKalip. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by sons, James Schaper and Christopher Schaper, brothers, Clarence Schaper and Vernon Schaper and sisters, Verna Mae Patrick, Doris Neiter and Sandra Boyer.

Pastor Matt Culbertson will officiate the service.


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