Our beloved husband, father and Opa passed away July 27, 1993.
Bernardus (Ben) Johannes Gepkens was born on 15 October 1927 to Johannes Wilhelmus and Maria Christina teBoekhorst Gepkens. Married Nelly Crooymans June 3, 1953; immigrated to the United States in 1958. He was the best countertop man in the valley. Member of FOE and Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church.Survived by his wife, children, Rian (Mary) Slater, Kitty (Kathy) Roberts, Elsje Ricks, John Gepkens, and Peggy Brown, nine grandchildren, all of Salt Lake City; brother and sisters in Holland. Preceded in death by his mother and father, brother, John, and grandson, Geoffery.
Special thanks to UUMC and Hospice.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, July 31, 1993, at 11 a.m., at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 3560 West 3650 South. Viewing will be Friday from 6-8 p.m. at Redwood Memorial Estates Mortuary, 6500 South Redwood Road, with Rosary service at 7 p.m. Committal, Redwood Memorial Estates Cemetery.
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