May 3, 1936 - March 25, 2022
MT. PLEASANT - Clarence “Clary” William Kuiper, age 85, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, March 25, 2022 at Ascension All Saints Hospital. He was born in Racine on May 3, 1936, to the late William and Ann (Nee: Soetenga) Kuiper. In 1956, he was married to his loving wife Evelyn (Weg) for 43 years until her passing in 1999. Clary married his current wife, Nancy in 2001. He attended Racine Christian School, Lutheran High and Calvin College. Clarence enjoyed his work at In-Sink-Erator for 43 years in shipping, IT department and office services. He was a lifelong devoted member of Racine Christian Reformed Church, serving as an elder and deacon and was involved in many other ministries. He also served on the Racine Christian School board. Clary enjoyed golfing, walking, traveling, scrabble, reading, bible study and Gaithers music. He always loved his time with family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was humble and caring, a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grand father and uncle. He will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Nancy of 20 years, and his children, Sandy (Pete) Nanninga, Susan (Sean) Ryan, Jane (Steve) Smith, Bill (Kristi) Kuiper; stepchildren, Lori (Dave) Horonzy, Kevin (Lesley) Groth, 19 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren; sisters, Janet (Ed) Dykstra, Carol (Art) Schaafsma, Charlene (John) Eisel; sisters-in-law Deloris (Al) Veltman, and Martha Weg, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his brother Everett Kuiper. Visitation will be held at Sturino Funeral Home on Thursday, March 31, 2022, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Funeral service will be held Friday, April 1st at 11:00 a.m. with visitation at 9:30 a.m. at Racine Christian Reformed Church, 900 Illinois Street, with Pastor Anson Veenstra officiating. Interment will be held at West Lawn Memorial Park. Memorials to Racine Christian School has been suggested by the family.
MT. PLEASANT - Clarence “Clary” William Kuiper, age 85, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, March 25, 2022 at Ascension All Saints Hospital. He was born in Racine on May 3, 1936, to the late William and Ann... View Obituary & Service Information
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