Saturday, August 15th, 2009
Fred J. Poeppelman, 63, 8951 Althoff Road, Versailles, died Aug. 14, 2009, at his residence.
He was born Sept. 1, 1946, in Coldwater to Linus and Sylvina (Bruns) Poeppelman. On Nov. 28, 1974, he married Mary M. Boeke, who preceded him in death Sept. 26, 1998.
Surviving are three children, Sara Poeppelman, Vanceburg, Ky., Philip (Elizabeth) Poeppelman, DuPont, Wash., and Jill Poeppelman, Boston, Mass.; three brothers, Dr. Jerome Poeppelman, Stone Mt., Ga.; William (Madonna) Poeppelman, Yorkshire, and Mark (Nancy) Poeppelman, Dublin; two sisters, Karen (Gary) Batty, Versailles, and Diane (John) O'Connor, West Chester.
He was employed as a rural mail carrier for the Greenville Post Office and was a US Navy reserve veteran. A member of St. Denis Church, Versailles, he also was a member of the Knights of Columbus of Versailles and the Osgood American Legion.
Services will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Denis church with the Rev. David Vincent officiating. Burial will be in St. Martin Cemetery.
Calling hours are Wednesday, 3-8 p.m. and Thursday from 9-9:45 a.m. at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Darke County Mental Health Clinic.