Orma Lee Koeppe, age 84, of Evansport, passed away Tuesday morning, February 18, 2014 at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Bryan. Prior to her retirement in 1985 she had worked at Campbell Soup in Napoleon for 20 years.
Orma was born in Defiance on August 2, 1929, the daughter of Albert and Clara (Agler) Schlosser. On November 16, 1946 she married Merle Koeppe, and he survives. She was a member of the Evansport United Methodist Church and the Tiffin Township Fire Flies.
Surviving, besides her husband, Merle, is one son, Craig (Debra) Koeppe of Archbold; three daughters, Sue Speiser of Evansport, Marilyn Partee of Evansport and Lora Koeppe of Evansport; grandchildren, Kristi Gonzalez, Chadd Speiser, Angela Riley, Jordan Koeppe, Cory Salisbury, Casey Salisbury, and Codi Partee; great-grandchildren, Oakley, Skylar, Remington, Stone, Slade, Madison, Jarren, and Vaughn; and great-grandson, Zane. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Kim Koeppe; grandson, Curtice Partee; seven brothers, Victor, Robert, Howard, Glen, Albert, Virgil and Richard Schlosser; and sister, Frances.
Visitation for Orma will be from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at the Evansport United Methodist Church, where the funeral will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, with the Rev. Becky Ploughe, officiating. Interment will follow in the Evansport Cemetery. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the Evansport United Methodist Church or the Tiffin Township Fire Department. Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com
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