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Julia Ruth Kaper, age 88, of Holland, died Monday May 12, 2014, at Hospice House of Holland.

Born in Holland, she was a resident of the area her entire life. In 1946, the former Julia Ruth Lemmen married Lester Kaper of Holland. A longtime member of Sixth Reformed Church where she was active with Sunday school and Ladies Aid. She currently was a member of Calvary Reformed Church where she was involved with Dorcas Circle. In 1980, she retired from Baker Furniture. Spending time with family was most important to Julia, enjoying activities such as camping and the outdoors. She will be missed by all.

Surviving are her husband of 67 years, Lester Kaper of Holland; children, Lloyd and Ellen Kaper of Hamilton, Sandy and Bob Bishop of Holland. Also surviving are grandchildren, Wendy Langeland, Stephanie Kaper-Dale, Bradley Bishop and Daniel Bishop; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Marsha Stegenga of Holland; sisters-in-law, Midge Lemmen, Mildred Lemmen; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Mulder Chapel, Dykstra Funeral Homes Inc., 188 West 32nd Street. Officiating will be Rev. Ron Beyer. Burial will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. at the chapel. For more information please visit www.dykstrafuneralhome.com.
Published in The Holland Sentinel on May 13, 2014
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