Rebecca Ann (Kohne) Poeppelman

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FORT LORAMIE — Rebecca Ann (Kohne) Poeppelman, age 73, of Dogwood Drive in Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes Wednesday Evening, May 16, 2018, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, Ohio.

She was born July 23, 1944, in Minster, Ohio, to the late August and Rosina (Meinerding) Kohne. On May 10, 1969, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Minster, Rebecca married Richard "Dick" Poeppelman and he survives.

Also surviving are three children, Timothy Poeppelman, of Fort Loramie, Charles and Scarlett Poeppelman, of Piqua, and Sue Gent, of Fort Loramie; two grandchildren, Krista Elliott and Andrew Gent; two great-grandchildren, Karter Hillard and Kingston Fauver; two brothers, Daniel and Vickie Kohne, of Wisconsin, and Richard Kohne, of St. Marys; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jane Poeppelman, of Fort Loramie, Elaine and Doug Hausfeld, of Minster, Margaret and Dale Dues, of Minster, and Ken and Deb Poeppelman, of Fort Lorami,e along with numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by both parents and one brother, Robert Kohne.

Mrs. Poeppelman had been a member of St. Michael Catholic Church. She was a dedicated homemaker and loved interacting with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed solving crossword puzzles, watching soap operas and testing her luck with the Ohio Lottery.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie with the Rev. Steven Shoup presiding. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery.

Friends may call Wednesday 9 to 10 a.m. at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie. Memorials may be made to the charity of donor's choice.

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Fort Loramie, OH 45845
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Published in Piqua Daily Call from May 17 to May 18, 2018