Kenneth Stephen Roepke (1956 - 2013)


WINTHROP – Kenneth Stephen Roepke was born on March 21, 1956 in Oelwein to Walter S. and Carolyn Jakway Roepke, joining his siblings, Annette, Donald, Mary, Bill and Lee.
He is survived by two sisters: Annette (Bill) Reimer, Elkader; Mary (Duane) Gerstenberger, Seattle, Wash.; Brothers: Donald (Donna) Roepke, Brandon, Leland Roepke (Kate Hemingway) Winthrop; two aunts: Juanita Hotchkiss of Cedar Rapids and Margaret (Peg) Jakway of Edina, Minn. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, brother William John (Bill) Roepke, and both sets of grandparents.
Memorials may be directed to Our Redeemer LC-MS or The Kenneth Roepke Memorial Fund c/o Woodward Resource Center, 1251 334th, Woodward, Iowa 50276.
Visitation was on Sunday, May 19, at the Fawcett Funeral Home, located at 254 Jackson St., Winthrop.
Funeral Services were held on Monday, May 20, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church- Missouri-Synod, located at 120 17th Street NE, Independence, by Pastor Michael Holmen. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, at Hazelton.
A Memorial service was held on Tuesday, May 21 at 1:30 pm at the Woodward Resource Center Chapel, Woodward, by Pastor Mark Schwalenberg.
Online condolences may be sent to:
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Fawcetts Funeral Home
254 Jackson St
Winthrop, IA 50682
(319) 935-3327
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal on May 21, 2013