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Norman Poppe

February 25, 1932 — July 3, 2023

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Norman John Poppe was born February 25, 1932 to John and Elsie Poppe (nee Hemp). He was baptized, confirmed and a lifelong member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Globe, Wisconsin. Norman attended the Worchel School in the Town of Seif. After being honorably discharged from the US Army in 1955, he married Ardith Florence Suckow in May of 1959. Together, they farmed until they retired in 1993. After retiring and moving to a house south of Christie, Norman worked for the city of Neillsville for many years. He was a member of American Legion Post 73.

 

Norman is survived by his wife, Ardith, and children: Dennis (Cheryl) Poppe of Eau Claire, Jerry (Marie) Poppe of Brookfied, Kathy (Ron) Talford of Menomonie, and Sherri (Pete) Tlusty of Kronwetter, 6 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.

 

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Ethel Kroll.

 

A Memorial Service for Norman will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 10, 2023 at the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Globe, WI. Pastor Nathan Wilke will officiate. Music will be provided by Karen Hoppa organist. Interment will be in the Immanuel Church Cemetery, with military honors performed by the Neillsville Veteran's Council. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Monday at the church.

 

Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.

 

Gesche Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting Norman's family.

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Public Visitation

Monday, July 10, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

N6455 County Highway G, Neillsville, WI 54456

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Cremation Memorial Service

Monday, July 10, 2023

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Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

N6455 County Highway G, Neillsville, WI 54456

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