Eva Vena Schoorman

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Funeral services for Eva Vena Schoorman, 96, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. today, Tuesday, April 24, 2007, at First Congregational Church of Spencer. Rev. Wendy Van Tassell will officiate the service.

Casket bearers will be Gary Schoorman, Dave Schoorman, Wes Schoorman, Mike Wolthuis, Cedric Winterboer and Wesly Simpson.

Honorary casket bearers will be Dick and Beverly Beving, and Herbert and Linda Birchard.

Eva passed away on April 20, 2007, at the St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.

Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery of Spencer.

Eva, the daughter of Eitie and Bielda (Meyer) Winterboer, was born March 13, 1911, near Everly. She was raised in Clay County and attended rural school in Waterford Township. Later she attended Everly High School and graduated from Spencer High School in 1929.

Following her schooling, Eva taught Country Schools until 1932 when she married John Carl Schoorman in Spencer. They worked for farmers in the Spencer area and started farming for themselves in 1936. In 1942, they moved to the home place west of Fostoria where they lived for 52 years. After John's death, she moved to Spencer. She has been a member of the First Congregational Church since 1930 and had attended Guild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John; her daughter, Karen; one granddaughter, Bobbi Jo Wolthuis; three sisters: Johanna, Martha and Louise; and one brother Harm.

Eva is survived by her son, Frank Schoorman and his wife, Carol of Fostoria; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Richard Wolthuis of Milford; and one sister, Irene Yeager and her husband, Harold of LaGrange, Texas.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.