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Louise Szczepanek

July 4, 1923 - August 3, 2021
Grand Rapids, MI


Life Story / Obituary



Grand Rapids, MI

Age 98, passed away peacefully on August 3, 2021. Louise was born on July 4, 1923 in Chicago, IL to the late James and Maria Shingola. She was also preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Joseph R. Szczepanek in 1999. Louise loved her family, trips to Chicago and Traverse City, watching the Cubs, Big Band music, and dancing. She will be greatly missed, especially by her family which includes her son, Joseph (Connie) Szczepanek of Grand Rapids; grandchildren, Zachary (Theresa), Alyssa, Peter Szczepanek; great grandchildren, Masyn and Dylan; sister, Rosemary; sister-in-law, Barbara; nieces and nephews; and good friend, Chuck Vereeken. She was deeply loved and will be missed by many. A private graveside service is pending.