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KUEPFER, JOHN FREDDRICK
Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at his residence Nithview Home, New Hamburg. John was born 88 years ago in Hutchinson, Kansas, a son of the late Jonathan and Leona (Follas) Kuepfer.
John will be reunited with his wife Kelsey (Kropf) Kuepfer whom he married on September 27, 1951 and predeceased him in 2011. Loving father of Joan and her husband Gary Roth, Frances Jantzi and Barb and her husband Don Roth. Forever cherished by his grandchildren: Janine & Kypp Saunders, Melody Roth-Ng’eno & Peter Ng’eno, Holly & Matthew Trachsel, Ian & Tamara Roth, Shantaye & Shawn Stumpf, Avery & Ceilidh Nau Jantzi, Adrian & Brittany Nau Jantzi, Danberly Nau Jantzi, Rebecca Roth and Krystal Roth (Mitchell) and great-grandfather of Austin, Isaiah, Malindi, Kelsey, Maxwell, Cole, Kai, Kipling, Josh, Nikki, Austin, Simone, Zachary, Michael, Lily and Abigail. John is survived by his brothers; Levi, Melvin, Henry & wife Mary, his sisters; Sarah Kuepfer, Velma & husband Danny Gascho, Dorothy & husband Andy Gascho, Susannah (Susie) & husband David Huber and his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Lillian Kuepfer, Catherine Kuepfer, Teri Kropf, Berenice Herrfort, Ron & wife Brenda Kropf, Irene & Robert Jutzi and Wilson & Joyce Cook. John is predeceased by his siblings; Mary & Stanley Helmuth, Aaron & Ruth Kuepfer, Barbara & Archie McNab & Leslie Nau, Joseph & Betty Kuepfer, Raymond Kuepfer, Martha & Bernhardt Schultz, William (Bill) Kuepfer as well as by his in-laws; Laurene Kuepfer, Arthur Kropf, Shirley & Pat Hergott, Bruce Kropf and Allan Herrfort.
John was a member of the Countryside Mennonite Fellowship in Hawkesville.
Friends and relatives are invited to the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 7 Spencer Street, Milverton on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 7 – 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Countryside Mennonite Fellowship, Hawkesville at 2:00 p.m. with Bishop Ron Shantz to officiate. Interment to take place in Hillside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donation to Jungle Breezes Youth Ministries, Guatemala, would be appreciated (Cheques Accepted).
Personal condolences and donation information available at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca