Geneva June Keppler
Geneva June Keppler, 85, of Beaver, Ohio, died 6:58 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Piketon Nursing Center, Piketon, Ohio.
She was born Aug. 22, 1927, in Beaver, Ohio, the daughter of the late Lovena (Gilliland) Smith and Walter Gilliland and Mollie (Kuntzman) Gilliland. On Nov. 30, 1946, she was united in marriage to Howard Keppler who preceded her in death on Jan. 24, 2009.
Surviving are a sister Esther Weeter and husband Carl of Lucasville, Ohio, brother Ralph J. Smith and Norma Jean of Chillicothe, Ohio, nieces and nephews, Cheryl Tackett and husband Michael, Waverly, Ohio, Charlotte Dixon and husband Terry, Waverly, Ohio, Roger Weeter and wife Sandy, Lucasville, Ohio, and Charles Weeter and wife Sheila, Lucasville, Ohio, several great-nieces and nephews and aunt Gladys Gilliland, Beaver, Ohio.
Geneva was member of Faith United Methodist Church, Beaver, Ohio, a retired Elementary Teacher for Western Local School District, a Graduate of Beaver High School, Class of 1945, Graduate of Rio Grande College with a BA in Education, and a member of the National Education Association and the Ohio Educational Association.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 1, 2013, at the BOYER FUNERAL HOME, Waverly, Ohio, with Rev. Hayden Archer Davis Officiating. Burial will follow in Beaver Union Cemetery, Beaver, Ohio.
Friends may call at the funeral home 4 – 8 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. until the service hour on Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Heartland Hospice, P.O. Box 400, Lucasville, OH 45648 or Piketon Nursing Center, 300 Overlook Drive, Piketon, OH 45661.