Edith D. Kepler will long be remembered for her devotion to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as her pie baking and noodle making.
Edith, 83, died of natural causes at her residence, 332 West Walnut St., Argos, at 10:50 a.m. on Wednesday, July 12, 2000.
Born the daughter of Lyman and Myrtle Mullens Gordon on October 25, 1916, in Rochester, Ind., Edith graduated from West High School.
On August 24, 1936, in Plymouth, Edith was married to Henry Kepler.
She worked for 25 years at the American Optical Co. as a Supervisor in the Lens Department.
Her greatest joy besides baking her famous pies was taking care of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Edith is survived by Henry, her husband of sixty-four years, and by two sons and a daughter: Robert and Carole Kepler, Plymouth, Albert and Betty Kepler, Michigan City, and Sondra and Tom Christiansen, Plymouth.
Eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren and a sister, Dora Holland, Plymouth, survive as well.
Edith was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Walter Gordon,and Donald Gordon, and two sisters, Betty Howard and Joan Gordon.
Visitation will be on Thursday, July 13, 2000, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
The funeral, also in the funeral home, will be on Friday, July 14, 2000, at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Robin Smith, pastor of the Argos United Methodist Church where Edith was a member, will officiate.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial gifts in Edith’s memory may be made to the Argos United Methodist Church.