Gerald Edward Francis Cappaert

Resided in Bark River, Michigan
Died September 15th, 2020

Gerald “Jerry” Edward Francis Cappaert, 81, of Bark River, passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 with his family by his side.

He was born on April 15, 1939 to Frank and Doreen Cappaert in Ingalls, MI.  Jerry graduated from Stephenson High School in 1957.  He married Evelyn Anne Poquette in 1958 in Hermansville, MI.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; children, Randy (Lori) Cappaert, Brian (friend, Robin) Cappaert, Pamela (Chris) Wentland, Penny (Ken) Stark, Jeanine (Scott) Charboneau and Jason (Kim) Cappaert; sister, Doreen (Dolly) Kindle; sister in laws, Helen Cappaert, Harriet Poquette, Beverly Poquette and Gail (Jim) Cater, brother in laws, Jack Peterson and Loren (Yvonne) Poquette.  Gerald is also survived by 24 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be on Friday, September 18th beginning at 2 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Bark River.  A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 4 p.m. (Eastern Time).  Graveside service will follow at Meyer Twp. Cemetery.

The family wishes to thank some special friends, Lynn Hansen, Sue Kwarciany, Terry and Janet Pirlot, Carl Bartosek and Ray Livingston.  Much appreciation extended to all those who visited and cared for Jerry including Community Action, hospice nurses, aids and Rev. Darryl Pepin for his love and support.

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2 Tributes to “Gerald Edward Francis Cappaert”

  1. Dear Evelyn and Family,
    I have missed seeing you and Jerry these past months at the Class of ’57 lunches. You have my sincere sympathy as you all begin this new chapter in your lives.
    In my thoughts and prayers,
    Ruth Kranberg

  2. To Aunt Evelyn and family

    Bonnie and I would like to express our deepest sympathies in this time of sorrow. Uncle Jerry will be greatly missed.

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