John Poeppelman

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YORKSHIRE — John L. "JJ" Poeppelman, age 47, of State Route 705, Yorkshire, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes at his residence on Friday evening, June 6, 2014.

He was born Oct. 27, 1966, in Celina, Ohio, to the late John N. Poeppelman and Joan A. (Dirksen) Poeppelman who survives in Yorkshire. Also surviving are three brothers and their spouses, Steve and Agnes Poeppelman of Minster, Ohio, Nick Poeppelman of Yorkshire, Ohio, and Joe and Dorothy Poeppelman of Yorkshire; nine nieces and nephews, Laura (Keith) Steineman of New Bremen, Sara (Keith) Kremer of Chickasaw, Amy (Rob) Woehrmyer of Piqua, Matt, Adam, and Krista Poeppelman of Minster, Ryan, Eric, and Craig Poeppelman of Yorkshire as well as several great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Debra Poeppelman.

John was a 1986 graduate of Marion Local High School. He attended St. Nicholas Catholic Church and had also been a member of the St. Nicholas Men's Sodality. John enjoyed visiting with family, listening to country music, playing cards and Wii games. He was also fond of his Border Collie dogs.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at St. Nicholas Church in Osgood, Ohio, with the Rev. David L. Zink presiding. Interment will follow at St. Martin's Cemetery.

Friends may call Tuesday 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 to 10 a.m. at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie, Ohio.

Memorials may be made to the Osgood Life Squad. Condolences may be expressed at

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Published in Sidney Daily News from June 8 to June 9, 2014