Carol Marie (Sheker) Koerperich

Carol Marie (Sheker) Koerperich of Kansas City, Missouri passed away on July 28, 2012 at the Village House at John Knox. Mrs. Koerperich was born on June 28, 1921 in the Philippines. She immigrated to the United States in 1964 and became a United States citizen in 1972. A talented tailor and seamstress, she worked for clothing stores and boutiques in Los Angeles, California and Sarasota, Florida. She returned to Kansas City to be close to family; working at Halls on the Plaza until her retirement in August, 1983. Mrs. Koerperich was an avid bridge player, loved music and art and traveled extensively. She attended preparatory school in the Philippines and studied two years in France prior to WWII. She was fluent in English, Spanish, French and Tagalog. Mrs. Koerperich was preceded in death by her seven brothers and sisters including Connie (Sheker) Gregg of Independence, Missouri and Christine (Sheker) Floyd of Dallas, Texas. She is survived by nephews Willard W Gregg (Jean) of Mesa, Arizona and David D Gregg (Pat) of Warsaw, Missouri and Apache Junction, Arizona and a niece Carol Gregg Goergen, Lee’s Summit; two great nieces and two great nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to John Knox Village Foundation or Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St Joseph. Memorial service arrangements are pending.

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  1. JAN DENNYWINDSOR on July 8, 2013 at 6:25 am

    So sad to know that you have passed away Aunt Carol. I had been looking for you for 35 years, been in Mo.couple of times- now I’m so sad that I won’t be able to hug you and let you know your brother Loi’ has never ceased to try and find you all. I love you Auntie Carol- we love all of you-aunt connie, uncle james and aunt Christine.Now I know where I got the knock for languages..you speak 4- I speak 5. And if you got kids, would be nice to get to know them too. Rest in Peace. you will always be missed.

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