July 20, 2020
Clifford Van Schepen, 81, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Monday, July 20, 2020, at Sioux Center Health.
Funeral service was Thursday, July 23, at First Reformed Church, Hull, with interment in Hope Cemetery, Hull.
Clifford Wayne was born April 3, 1939, son of Louis and Winifred (Clearbout) Van Schepen. He grew up in Hull where he attended the Hull Christian School and graduated from Western Christian High School. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserve.
On June 14, 1963, he married Judith Vander Zwaag and they lived in Hull. In earlier years, he co-owned a repair shop but spent most of his working years farming. He served on the Hull Volunteer Fire Department His wife passed away Jan. 2, 2013.
Survivors include his two sons, Chris (Cheri) Van Schepen of Des Moines, Iowa, and Jeff (Julie) Van Schepen of Hull; six grandchildren; a sister, Lyla Halde-Harris of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; two sisters-in-law, Harriet Vander Zwaag of Sioux Center, Iowa, and Gail Vander Zwaag of Spirit Lake; two brothers-in-law, Claude (Betty) Vander Zwaag of Orange City, Iowa, and Bill Manthey; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Jody Van Schepen; a sister, Phyllis Manthey, and four brothers-in-law, Henry Vander Zwaag, Glen Vander Zwaag, Dave Halde and Fred Harris.