Danny Lee Keppler, age 68, of Hamilton Lake, Indiana, passed away at 12:45 A.M. on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, in his home after an extended illness. Mr. Keppler was a 1968 graduate of Edon High School and had been employed by Simpson Industries in Edon, Ohio, for forty-four years, as well as working for awhile for the Village of Edon. He was a lifetime member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Edon and enjoyed the lake life, spending forty-eight years on Hamilton Lake, boating and attending car shows. Most of all he enjoyed his time spent with family and his beloved dog, Snookie.
Danny Lee Keppler was born on July 27, 1950, in Bryan, Ohio, the son of Arthur and Blanche (Mehrling) Keppler. He married Linda E. Heckelmann on April 30, 1994, in Edon and she survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a nephew; three nieces; ten great-nieces and nephews; five great-great-nieces and nephews; his mother-in-law, Doris Heckelmann, of Antwerp, Ohio; and his sister-in-law, Karen (Jim) Laker, also of Antwerp. He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather, Cardinal Wolff; one brother, Van Keppler; and a sister, Vanda Fenstermaker.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2018, from 4:00-8:00 P.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, 204 West Indiana Street, Edon. Services will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018, at 11:00 A.M. in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Edon, with Reverend Mary Beth Smith-Gunn officiating. Interment will be in Edon Cemetery.
Memorials are requested to Heartland Hospice or St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.