Sylvia

January 31, 1925 ~ May 28, 2021

Born in: Lawndale, California
Resided in: Redondo Beach, California

Sylvia Jeanne Farris Schipper was born on January 31, 1925 in Lawndale, California. She attended and graduated from Leuzinger High School in Lawndale in February of 1943. She was a long time resident of Redondo Beach where she met and married her husband Martin Schipper “Skip”, a United States Marine, at North Redondo Chapel on December 13, 1942.

She owned and operated her own flower shop and loved everything flower related – her yard still sings with her favorite roses.

She faithfully attended Journey of Faith Church in Manhattan Beach where she was a dedicated member of the Praise Singers and loved visiting the many nursing homes and facilities in the South Bay to spread the love and joy of Jesus to those who could not make weekly services.

She had three children: Linda Webb, James Schipper, and Ronald Schipper.

She is survived by her two granddaughters: Melissa Marlow and Sara Dietz. and three great-grandchildren: Faith Dietz, Grace Dietz and Bradley Marlow.

A memorial service will be Friday June 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm.

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  1. candle 8Grammie, we ♥️ You so much. We miss you here, but we are so happy you are home with Grampie and all your kids and friends. What a party you are all having…. I can only imagine!
    Roy, Sara, Faith & Gracie

  2. So glad she was in my life. Inspiration, belief and a most Godly person. 🙏🏻
    Glad to have been her son n law.

  3. candle 1Such an amazing example of a Christian woman , proud to call her Aunt!
    So happy for her to finally have her along awaited reunion !
    Pretty sure her and Grandma haven’t stopped singing yet !
    Love you cousins , I’m so sorry for your loss ! 🤟🏻

  4. candle 7Such a special lady! You will be dearly missed.

    Donny, Katie, Preston, Haley, Owen and Wyatt Conrad

  5. I knew Jeanne through Journey of Faith Builder’s class. She was so faithful in coming to Church and always had a smile on her face. She was a friend to my mother, Vesta Kidder, when my mom moved back into the area in 2013. They sang together with the Praise Singers and enjoyed going out to Tuesday lunch at Spires. She will be missed greatly but so happy she is in the presence of God and her family who went on before her. We will see you again some day Jeanne!!!

  6. candle 8Grammie was such a kind hearted women. She loved big and cared deeply for her family and friends. She will be missed by all. We love you. Matt, Susie, Nate, Hailey and Trent

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