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Wilma Schoenmaker

January 31, 1929 — January 10, 2022

Wilma Schoenmaker, 92, of Huntersville, North Carolina, passed away on Monday, January 10, 2022.

She was born in the Netherlands on January 31, 1929 to the late Cornelius Benschop and Grietje Ver Baan Benschop.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, John Schoenmaker, and her daughter, Marja Schierloh.

Wilma is survived by her son, John (Carla) Schoenmaker; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 19920 Bethel Church Rd., Cornelius, North Carolina. For those who wish to attend virtually, the graveside service will be livestreamed beginning at 2:00 PM on the Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Facebook page.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Autumn Care and Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region for their care and kindness.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region, P.O. Box 470408, Charlotte, NC 28247 or at

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