Schaper, Genevieve B., Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away March 12, 2014. Age 95 years. Genevieve Brandt was born May 24, 1918 in Saginaw to Louis and Blanche (Harrington) Brandt. She was a 1935 graduate of Saginaw High School, and recently celebrated the 78th class reunion. She married William Schaper in 1941. He predeceased her in 1987. Mrs. Schaper was a member of Faith Ev. Lutheran Church in Saginaw and its quilting group. She enjoyed camping, spending time with her family, and Saginaw history research. Surviving are a son and a daughter; Thomas (Marsha) Schaper and Mrs. Sally (Alan) Miller, 5 grandchildren; Jeffrey (Marie) Schaper, Rebecca (Arturo) Lumpkin, Christopher (Kristin) Miller, Lauren Miller, and Brandt Miller, 2 great grandchildren; Henry and Genevieve Lumpkin, one sister Ruth Miller, and many other loving family members and friends. She was predeceased by her sister Isabel Thompson, and 2 brothers Albert and Charles Brandt. Rev. Michael Hahn will officiate the funeral service on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Ev. Lutheran Church, 4432 Mackinaw Road. Interment will take place at Oakwood Cemetery. The family welcomes friends to visit at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road, on Monday March 17, 2014 from 2:00-8:00 p.m., and at the church on Tuesday one hour before the funeral. Memorial offerings are suggested to Faith. Ev. Lutheran Church. www.reitzherzberg.com