Monday, April 26th, 2010
Jeffrey W. Opperman, 54, 10856 Plattner Pike, St. Marys, died April 24, 2010.
He was born Sept. 17, 1955, in St. Marys, to Marvin and Earline Shives Opperman. His father survives in St. Marys. On May 28, 1977, he married Kendra Wellman, who also survives.
Also surviving are two children, Ryan (Krista) Opperman, St. Marys, and Jill (Danni) Schneider, Chicago, Ill.; a sister, Susan (Larry) Wilkins, Montezuma; a mother-in-law, Marian Wellman, New Knoxville; and two grandchildren.
Deceased is a father-in-law, Charlie Wellman.
He worked in the material services department at Honda of America in Anna. A 1973 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School, he also graduated from Tri-State University in Angola, Ind. He was a member of First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville, where he served as Sunday school superintendent, deacon and elder. He also was a member of the Ranger Athletic Boosters and served as a T-ball coach in New Knoxville.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. David Williams officiating. Burial is at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery in New Knoxville.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Heritage Room of the church.
Contributions can be made to the First United Church of Christ Building Fund.
Condolences can be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.
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