November 11, 1931 – February 28, 2023
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Luke A. Schaap, age 91, of Homer Glen, IL, formerly of Lansing and South Holland, passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2023. Beloved husband of the late Pauline Schaap, nee Klompien. Loving father of Paul (Lori) Schaap, Ruth (David) Dykstra, Jean (Rodney) Korthals, and Mary (Brent) Yurschak. Devoted grandfather of Benjamin Schaap, Hannah (Colin) Middel, Matthew Schaap, and Jonathen (Nadine) Schaap, Mark Dykstra, Sarah (Aaron) Hooyer, Scott and Brian Korthals, Nathaniel, Rebekah, and Ella Yurschak; great-grandfather of Abigail, Tyler, and Caleb Middel. Dear brother of Richard (late Marcia) Schaap and the late Marjorie (late John “Joe”) Verbeek. Uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents Dick and Esther Schaap.
Visitation Friday, March 3, 2023, from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Smits, DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home 649 E. 162nd Street, South Holland, IL. Funeral service Saturday, March 4, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Cottage Grove Christian Reformed Church, 16556 Cottage Grove Avenue, South Holland, IL. Interment will be held prior to the service at 10 a.m. at Oak Ridge Cemetery – Lansing, IL. Memorials may be given to The Luke Society or Crossroads Prison Ministries. For further information, please contact 708-333-7000 or visit our online obituary and guest book at www.SMITSFH.com.