Hazel Schoepke, 86

Hazel Louise Schoepke, (nee Lamp), age 86, of Delano, passed away peacefully Monday, April 6, 2020, in her home, surrounded by loved ones.

A memorial service will take place at a later date at Light of Christ Lutheran Church in Delano. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Light of Christ Lutheran Church for the Bible Camp Scholarship Fund.

Hazel was born Sept. 27, 1933, at home, and raised in Sebring, OH.

A devoted wife, adored mother, and revered grandmother, Hazel will be remembered for her integrity, loyalty, and subtle sense of humor.

She attended Sebring McKinley High School and was a member of the Vocalairs choral group.

A 25-year employee of Gabberts, Inc., she also served three years as a volunteer with the American Red Cross, two years with Minnesota Literacy Council, and was an active member of Apple Valley Senior Citizens. Most recently she served as a volunteer at Love, INC in Delano.

Hazel was an artist and avid gardener; she enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren at the family cabin in Siren, WI.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Thomas and Margaret Lamp; parents James and Hazel Lamp; brothers Thomas Lamp, James Lamp, Clifford Beadnell and wife Betty Beadnell; sister Clarice Windland and husband Charles Windland; and nephew Douglas Windland.

Hazel is survived by her husband, Rudolph Schoepke, Jr.; daughters Mary McCarty (Bill), and Karen Anderson; son, Peter Schoepke (Sara); granddaughters Allison and Alaina Schoepke, and Jennifer and Danielle Anderson; grandsons Jonathan, Robert, and Joseph Ellis, and Zach McCarty; great-grandchildren Sophia and Liam Ellis, Connor and Anderson McCarty, Timothy Coddington, and Keira Schoepke; sister-in-law Donna Lamp; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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