Lyle A. Schippa

Obituary for Lyle A. Schippa

August 14, 1936 - May 12, 2020
Plainwell, Michigan | Age 83


Lyle A. Schippa, age 83, of Saugatuck/Fennville, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo.

Lyle attended Holland High School and was known for his great sense of humor, quick wit, charm, and unconditional love for his family. He was the owner & captain of Schippa's Charter Service in Saugatuck and was also a heavy equipment operator with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 324.

Lyle was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jean; and sister Diane.

Lyle is survived by his:

Tony (Terri) Schippa of Fennville
Amie Schippa of Seattle, WA
Dulcie Schippa of Oak Park, IL
Kevin Schippa of Holland

Joe Schippa, Eric Schippa, Kevin Schippa, Tevon Jackson, Sebastian Robinson, Sydney Robinson, Destiney Bruce, Annai Bruce

7 Great Grandchildren

Fred (Sue) Schippa of South Haven
Tom (Joanne) Schippa of Douglas

The loving family that he shared with Mary Jean, including her four sons, her siblings and her extended family.

Family services are planned for 12:00pm (noon) on Sunday, May 17 with Rev. Leslie Bolt officiating. Friends may join via livestream at In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Construction Angels at Arrangements are by Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home and condolences may be left online at

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315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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