Steven F. Schepman


Steven F. Schepman, 73, of Seymour passed away Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, at Schneck Medical Center.

Born Sept. 15, 1942, in Seymour, he was the son of Hugo and Luella Hageman Schepman, both of whom preceded him in death. On June 29, 1963, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers, he married Karen L. Wischmeier, who survives.

Steve was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers, where he held numerous church offices. He was a farmer and served in the Indiana National Guard from 1959 to 1965. He was a 1960 graduate of Seymour High School and a member of the Ag Advisory Board of Seymour High School, Indiana Farm Bureau, Sauers Men’s Club and Sauers C Dartball team. He received an Honorary Chapter FFA Degree and also an FFA Outstanding Service Award in 2015. He loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren, and working in his shop at the farm.

Besides his wife, survivors include a son, Jay S. (Rachel) Schepman of Seymour; a daughter, Jeanna (Miron) Kharchilava of Powell, Ohio; a son-in-law, Andrew J. Moore of Seymour; seven grandchildren, Jacob Andrew Moore, Carson Kharchilava, Carrington Kharchilava, Nala Kharchilava, Preston Kharchilava, Lauren Schepman and Jackson Schepman; two sisters, Janet Cooper and Rebecca (Jerry) Anderson, both of Seymour; and a brother-in-law, Curt (Mary Ellen) Wischmeier of Seymour.

Beside his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Julie A. Moore; and a brother-in-law, Donald Cooper.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers, with the Rev. Craig Muhlbach officiating.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Spurgeon Funeral Home in Brownstown and from noon until time of service Thursday at the church.

Burial will be at St. John’s Lutheran Church Sauers Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the Julie A. Moore G.I. Cancer Research Fund, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers, or Schneck Medical Center Foundation.

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