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Beverly Ann (Bowser) Tepfer
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Obituary for Beverly Ann (Bowser) Tepfer

Beverly Ann (Bowser) Tepfer age 75 of White Pigeon, Michigan passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville, Florida.
She was born October 27, 1942 in Battle Creek, Michigan the only child of the late Bernard and Beulah (Shaw) Bowser.
Beverly was a longtime resident of White Pigeon and had moved to Florida in May to be closer to daughter, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
On March 14, 1980 she married Roger Mack Tepfer in White Pigeon. He died May 10, 2011.
Most of Beverly’s working life was as a secretary and she had been employed several years by the Kirsch Company in Sturgis.
She was a member of the Gracepoint Baptist Church in Sturgis. Her father owned and operated a bowling alley, a sport she participated in most of her life and for many years was a league bowler at the Sturgis Bowl. She enjoyed volunteering her time at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis, participating in water aerobics at HealthTRAC in Three Rivers and loved time spent with her family, close circle of cherished friends and her cat Mary. Mary was a “Mary Christmas” gift from Roger in 2001, she was Beverly’s closest companion after Roger went to be with the Lord and gave her much joy.
She is survived by two daughters: Sherri (Terry) Major of Battle Creek and Cyndi (Todd) Bontrager of Spring Hill, Florida; three grandchildren: Rachael (Michael) Swan, Hannah (Sean) Gleason and Seth (Lexus) Bontrager all of Florida and six great grandchildren: Evan Swan, Emma Swan, Addison Gleason, Brody Gleason, Elijah Bontrager and Ezekiel Bontrager.
In accordance with her wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial graveside service and burial of the ashes will take place at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, September 22nd at the Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis. The Rev. Greg Long of the Gracepoint Baptist Church will officiate.
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 is entrusted with the arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Beverly’s memory consider the Gracepoint Baptist Church 26268 W. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.


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Graveside

Saturday

22

Sep

11:00 AM
Oak Lawn Cemetery

300 E. South Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091

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Oak Lawn Cemetery

300 E. South Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091

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