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William  "Bill" Poeppelman
  • Minster Athletic Boosters
    P.O. Box 59
    Minster, OH 45865

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“Sending prayers to your family at this time of your loss. I remember meeting your dad for the first time when Mark had his parents out for lunch...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Nancy Bauer - Minster, OH

“I am so sorry for the family's loss. I didn't know Bill, however, I do work with Craig and he shared amazing stories with me and it was obvious to...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Brooke Cole - Green Bay, WI

“I won't be able to make the visitation but wanted you to know how much I enjoyed time spent with Bill at the Town House and Lake Loramie - talking...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Paul Albers - Minster, OH

“Cork and Family, I have so many good memories of Bill. I'll miss him. Mostly, I'll remember him as my Western Ohio Little League coach. I remember so...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Dan Moorman - West Chester, OH

“As I have a family commitment and will not be able to come to visitation, I wanted Bill's family to know how much I admired him. When I was...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Judge Frederick D. Pepple - OH

“We are very saddened at the loss of our friend's father. Our sincerest sympathy to Mark and Teresa and their family. With love, Bill & Bernadine Adams ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Bill and Bernadine Adams - OH

“Dear Poeppelman FamilyMy deepest sympathy on the passing of you father. As you celebrate his life there should be laughter and tears that reflect...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Becky Hicky - Hamilton, OH

“Please know that I am sorry for the loss of your father. Maybe Bill will join Junior in a game of cards as they enjoy their eternal reward. ANd may...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Marilyn Sommer - New Bremen, OH

“To my Co-worker Craig and his Family, my condolences on your Father's passing. I'm keeping you in my prayers during this time. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Sharon Mowbray - Sterling Heights, MI

“My deepest condolences for your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of need. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Joy McCormack - Webster, NY

“My thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Terri Roehrig - Hilbert, WI

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William "Bill" Poeppelman age 91 of Minster, Ohio died at 10:10 PM on Friday July 25, 2014 at Elmwood of New Bremen. He was born on May 7, 1923 in Minster, Ohio to the late Bernard (Ben) & Mary (Schelhaus) Poeppelman. He married Martha A. Knostman on June 27, 1947 in Minster. She preceded him in death on February 19, 2009. He is survived by sons Mark & Teresa (Boerger) Poeppelman, Springboro, Ohio, Craig & Gail (Stueve) Poeppelman, Louisville, KY, son-in-law Nelson Barhorst, Ft. Loramie, 7 grandchildren: Stacie Barhorst, Brandon (Shana) Barhorst, Kelly (Josh) Schaefer, Corrine (Dr. James) Hamilton, Allyson Poeppelman, Matt (Beth) Poeppelman, and Kate (Stephen) Childs, 5 great grandchildren: Kai and Lorelei Schaefer, Will Barhorst, Lincoln Hamilton, and Aiden Poeppelman. and caregiver Mary Jane DeLoye. He was preceded in death by a daughter Ann Barhorst, sister Laura Poeppelman, and brother Ralph & sister-in-law Marie Poeppelman. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, retired Minster Police Chief, and foreman at Autokraft Box Corp. He was also co-founder of Western Ohio Little League and served as a coach. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 Saturday, August 2, 2014 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster with Rev. Rick Nieberding celebrant. Burial will take place in St. Augustine Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, August 1, 2014 and from 8:30 to 9:00 AM on Saturday, August 2, 2014. Memorial contributions may be made to the Minster Athletic Boosters. Condolences may be made at