Monday, April 29th, 2013
Mary M. Poppe, 89, St. Marys, died at 3:30 p.m. April 26, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System.
She was born April 6, 1924, in St. Marys to Charles and Sylvia Grunden Eberle, who are deceased.
Survivors include her daughter, Linda Sue (Robert Schumacher) Poppe of St. Marys; a brother, C. Albert (Arlene) Eberle of St. Marys; a sister, Patricia Burden of Lima; numerous nieces and nephews.
Also deceased is a brother, Franklin Eberle, who died in World War II; and sister, Vivian Glass.
She was a 1942 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School. She was a homemaker and retired production employee from Crown Equipment Corp. in New Bremen. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ and it's women's guild. Her favorite pastimes included reading and solving word-search puzzles.
Rites are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, the Rev. Dr. Ed Bray officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Calling is 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Paul's UCC.
Condolences may be expressed at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.