William H. "Bill" Hepker (1948 - 2015)

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INDEPENDENCE– William H. "Bill" Hepker, 67, of Independence and formerly of the Quasqueton area died Thursday evening, Sept. 24 at the Buchanan County Health Center, Independence.
Bill was born on Feb 13, 1948 in Independence, the son of Harold G. and Vonda E. (Cottrell) Hepker. In 1962 the Hepker family moved to Albuquerque, N.M. where he graduated from the Monzano High School in 1966. On Dec. 29, 1967 he was married to Marsha J. Summerhill in Albuquerque. The couple made their home in Albuquerque and Bill worked as a carpenter with Hepker Construction. In 1978 the family moved back to the Quasqueton area. He worked for Triangle Plastics in Winthrop, then he became employed with the City of Quasqueton for 15 years, and most recently he was employed as a Truck Driver with TMC of Des Moines until his retirement due to ill health.
Bill love to fish and do gardening, but most important to him was spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Marsha J. Hepker, Independence; three sons: Hal (Marie) Hepker, Edgewood, Chris (Stephanie) Hepker, Quasqueton, and Wes (Daniela) Hepker, North Liberty; seven grandchildren; and a brother, Robert Hepker, Albuquerque.
He was preceded in death by his parent; one grandchild; and a brother Jimmy Lee Hepker.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Union Church, Quasqueton, with Rev. Kevin Jennings officiating. Burial will be in the Quasqueton Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory in Quasqueton, and from 9 a.m. till services Tuesday at the church.
To leave an on-line condolence please go to www.reifffuneralhome.com under obituaries.
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Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory
216 3Rd Ave Se
Independence, IA 50644
(319) 334-2501
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Sept. 28 to Oct. 3, 2015