Reppert, Irene

Written by David Green.

Irene Reppert, 90, of Main St., Morenci, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, at Heartland of Wauseon Nursing Home.

She was born on Nov. 4, 1915, in Palmyra the daughter of Wortha and Winifred (Markle) Sherman. On April 27, 1945, in Adrian she married Duane Reppert and he survives.

Irene attended school in Palmyra and Adrian, Mich., and graduated from Adrian High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in education (specialized in reading) from Siena Heights University and taught school in Lenawee County for 40 years, the last 20 in Morenci. She and her husband owned and operated Duane's Market in Morenci from 1950 to 1970.

Besides her husband, Duane, Irene is survived by a sister, Margaret Anne Gould of Petersburg; a brother, Gene (and Diane) Sherman of Bakersfield, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Robert, Richard, Dale, and Glen "Sherm" Sherman; and one sister, Hazel Loveland.

A graveside memorial service is scheduled Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, at 11 a.m. at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci with Rev. Jack Cahill officiating.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Morenci First Congregational Church, Hospice of Fulton & Williams Counties, Heartland of Wauseon or a charity of donor's choice.

Funeral arrangements were through the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci.   

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