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Monday, April 2nd, 2012
Arlene Fortkamp
Arlene R. Fortkamp, 72, Fort Recovery, died March 31, 2012, at Community Hospital, Coldwater, following an auto accident.
She was born April 30, 1939, in Yorkshire, to Aloys and Helen Geier Poeppelman. On Nov. 9, 1960, she married Henry Fortkamp Jr., who died in the same accident.
Surviving are five children, Cheryl (John) Rammel, Fort Recovery, Christine (Tom) Remaklus, Fort Recovery, Norma (Ron) Sudhoff, Coldwater, Kevin (Sharon) Fortkamp, Fort Recovery, and Brian (Susie) Fortkamp, Fort Recovery; seven siblings, Ernest (Virginia) Poeppelman, Yorkshire, Jim (Kay) Poeppelman, Versailles, Joe (Marge) Poeppelman, Dayton, Ruth (Paul) Brown, Wapakoneta, Elsie (Elmer) Homan, Chickasaw, Janice (Don) Marchal, Versailles, and Mary (Gary) Dean, Chicago; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was a graduate of Versailles High School, and a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Sharpsburg, and the Daughters of Isabella Circle, Fort Recovery.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, the Rev. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery, Sharpsburg.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery. There will be a Daughters of Isabella prayer service at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Condolences may be left at brockmanboeckmanfh.com.
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