Jerilyn Ann Schuurman of Leland, North Carolina passed away unexpectantly, Thursday April 25, 2013.
Jeri was preceded in death by her husband, Darrel Schuurman. She is survived by her parents, Gerald and Bernice Smith of Carlton, Michigan; along with her children, Rodney Wickenheiser and wife, Kim, of Michigan; Bradley Wickenheiser of Tennessee; Bryan Wickenheiser and his wife Dana of Georgia; Andrea Piehl and her husband, Wade, of Michigan; step children Jodi White and her husband, Todd, of Michigan; and Chris Schuurman and his wife, Wendy all of Michigan. She has 12 wonderful grandchildren and her dog “Holly”.
Jeri, raised 4 beautiful children while living in Michigan and pursued a professional career. Later, she relocated to Leland, NC and completed her career at the North Carolina State Port Authority where she retired in February 2013. She was a proud member of the Theta Zeta Sorority and The Red Hats Society. She volunteered at her church, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and the community. She loved boating, golfing and making crafts with her grandkids. Jeri enjoyed long walks with her beloved dog “Holly”.
Jeri was an active member & volunteer of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wilmington.
A “Celebration of Life“ service will be held on Wednesday, May 1st at 11:00am at St. Pauls Lutheran Church with visitation to be held one hour prior to the service at 10:00am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 12 N 6th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 or The American Diabetes Association, P.O. box 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099