Mary Ann Keppel, 87, of Wabash, IN passed away at 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at her home. She was born on November 27, 1931 in Wabash, IN to John W. and Anna M. (Bidwell) Coburn.
She was a lifetime resident of Wabash and graduated from Chippewa High School in Wabash, She was married on December 15, 1955 at the Roann 1st Brethren Church in Roann, IN to Paul Albert Keppel who preceded her on April 23, 2004 and retired as full time homemaker.
She was a member of the Wabash Alliance Church where she taught Sunday school for 30+ years.
She is survived by:
Daughter – Teresa Keppel – Bickford of Wabash
Son – Jon Paul Keppel of Wabash
4 Grandchildren – Elizabeth Keppel-Denton of Pierceton, Katy Bickford of Ft. Wayne, Jon Paul Keppell II of Wabash, and David Zintsmaster of North Manchester
8 Gt. Grandchildren -Chad Paul Keppel, Haylei Ann Denton, Logan John Michael Denton, Joseph Allen Hall, Atom Xavier Keppel, Dairish Zintsmaster, Isla Zintsmaster, and Iroh Zintsmaster
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 3 sisters – Bernice Coburn-Niccum, Jeanne Coburn-Sellers, and Helen Coburn-Paullus, 7 brothers – Ed, Robert, Kenneth, Max, John Jr., William, & Gary Lee Coburn, and grandson John Robert Denton.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd. 15, Warsaw, IN. A Celebration of Life gathering will take place from 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the home of her daughter, Teresa Keppel-Bickford, 627 N. 150W, Wabash, IN.
Preferred memorials may be given to Samaritan’s Purse / Donor Ministries P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.
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