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Carol A. (Oakley) Poppe

September 7, 1944 ~ May 8, 2018 (age 73)

Carol A. (Oakley) Poppe, 73, of Jackson Center, passed away at 2:22 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 in Lima Memorial Hospital. 


She was born in Shelby County on September 7, 1944, the daughter of the late LeRoy O. and Lucille E. (Mann) Oakley.  She is also preceded in death by one brother, Dale W. Oakley.


On August 3, 1963 she married James L. Poppe at Maplewood United Methodist Church and he survives.


She is also survived by three children; Jeffrey Poppe of Urbana, Kay (Jack) Frieders of Quincy, and Jennifer Peterson of West Liberty, 12 grandchildren, three great grandchildren, a brother, Jack (Clara Mae) Oakley of Botkins, and many nieces and nephews.


Carol was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Jackson Center.  Following her retirement after 30 years working for EMI Corp., her and her husband Jim, enjoyed watching their grandchildren perform at piano, school choirs, show choirs, and concert band.  They mostly enjoyed watching their grandchildren play sports.  Carol also enjoyed “running away with her girlfriends” for the day as well as flower gardening.


Rev. Dr. Cathi Braasch will officiate a funeral service at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Grace Lutheran Church, 607 S Main St, Jackson Center, OH 45334.  Visitation will be Friday, May 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church and again Saturday one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Cedar Point Cemetery in Pasco. 


Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Jackson Center.




Donations may be made to:

Grace Lutheran Church
607 S. Main St., Jackson Center OH 45334

Anna Rescue Squad
203 S. Linden Ave., Anna OH 45302

Jackson Center Fire Department
110 S. Linden St., Jackson Center OH 45334

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