March 31, 1997 ~ September 18, 2020
Born in: Pratt, Kansas
Resided in: Westcliffe, CO
Ryan Jacob Schepmann, 23, of Westcliffe, Colorado died of natural causes on Sept. 18, 2020 at Parkview Medical Center, Pueblo, Colorado. He was born March 31, 1997 in Pratt, Kansas.
Survivors include his parents, Warren and Lori (Schlesener) Schepmann and sisters, Sara Schepmann and Katie Schepmann all of Westcliffe, Colorado.
He is also survived by his grandmother JoAnn Schepmann, Pratt, Kansas: aunts, Carla (Calvin) Boyd, Medicine Lodge, KS and Brenda (Ron) Piester, Coats, KS; uncles, Larry (Barbara) Schlesener, Hope, KS and Steve (Dori) Schlesener, Scottsdale, AZ. Also surviving are many cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather Nathan F. Schepmann, Pratt, KS and grandparents, Orval and Geraldine Schlesener of Hope, Kansas.
Coming from Preston, Kansas, Ryan was baptized into Christ at St. Paul Lutheran Church, (Natrona) Preston, Kansas on April 20, 1997. He and his family moved to Westcliffe, CO in June of 2010. He confessed his faith in the rite of confirmation at Hope Lutheran Church, Westcliffe, CO on April 17, 2011. He graduated from Custer County High School on May 29, 2016.
Ryan loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and would want the world to know that Jesus is your Savior too.
Services are planned for 3:00 pm MDT on Friday, September 25, 2020, at Valley Bible Fellowship in Westcliffe, Colorado. Burial will follow at Hope Lutheran Cemetery, rural Westcliffe. A meal will be served following at Valley Bible Fellowship.
A memorial service will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, (Natrona) Preston, Kansas on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at 10:00 am.
Memorials to: Lutheran Hour Ministries may be left at Valley Bible Fellowship or mailed: C/O St. Paul Lutheran Church, 40291 NE 40th Ave. Preston, KS 67583. Condolences may be left at: www.MontgomerySteward.com.