Charles J. Pijper
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Charles J. Pijper
  • September 30, 1944 - December 27, 2016
  • Michigan

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Charles Junior Pijper born September 30, 1944 passed away December 27, 2016 at age 72. Charles was the youngest of eight children born to the late Everett and Hazel Vorce. In May of 1947, Charles was adopted by his Aunt Mary and Uncle Gerrit Pijper after having lived with them since birth.

Charles was married for a short time to Susan Ryan, who preceded him in death in February of 1999.
Charles was also preceded in death by his birth parents, his adoptive parents, his Aunt Kate Beierle, special friend Louella Kreegar, brother Gaylord Vorce, sister Margaret Job and brother-in-law Chuck Koers.

Left to cherish Charles memory are his brothers Richard Pijper, Kenneth (Rose Marie) Vorce, Lawrence (Judy) Vorce, sisters Jean (John) Benjamin, Joan (Lin) Jenkins, and Joyce Koers, brother-in-law John Job, nieces Tara Ann Paladino, Erika Pijper, Angela Pijper, and several more nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday December 30, at 11am at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes Williamston Chapel, 205 E. Middle St. the family will warmly welcome friends for visitation one hour prior to the service.


Arrangements under the direction of Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Williamston, MI.