BLUFF DALE- Memorial services for William Peter Schouten, 70, known to all of us as dad, Bill, or perhaps "full house Bill" will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father McNamara officiating. Rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Bill was born to Agatha and Cornelius Schouten in Paramount, Calif. the eighth child of 15. He attended San Pasqual High School. He married Graziella Maria Bovero on May 23, 1976. He was a loving husband and father, a dairyman, an unusually lucky pinochle player and an avid rose gardner. He is so loved and so missed. He joins his family in heaven.

Bill is survived by his wife Grace, his children Marisa and husband Adam, Gerrit and wife Kim and Brent and wife Grace and his grandchildren Tyler, Karlee, Drew, Xavi, Gerrit and Isaac.

He is survived by his siblings, Cor, Trudie, Mike, John, Bob, Marie, Dorothy, Tom, Agnes, Nick, Pete and Roni.

In lieu of flowers, please make charitable donations to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or United Way Foundation.

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