Thelma J. Poppenger

August 3, 1924April 17, 2019

Poppenger, Thelma J. 8/3/1924 - 4/17/2019 Age 94, Thelma died peacefully at her home on Wednesday April 17, 2019. Thelma was born in Ecorse, Michigan on August 3, 1924, the daughter of Eddie and Priscilla Owens of Ann Arbor. She married Donald W. Poppenger who preceded her in death on June 28, 2000. She has two surviving children, Donald E. Poppenger and Darlene Sue Saxton and her son-in-law Daniel Cinader. Five grandchildren: Kris, Kelly, Shannon, Michelle and Donald. Eight great grandchildren: Joshua, Jacob, Sydney, Adriana, Ainsley, Hunter, Caitlin and Elie. Preceding Thelma in death was her first husband Robert Kirk, her son Robert Oliver Kirk, her sister Dorothy Wier and her three brothers Leroy, Melvin and Harold. Thelma retired from Dapco to care for her mother. Thelma was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many. She enjoyed reading, playing cards, music, and cooking big Sunday dinners for her family. Funeral services will be held on April 23, 2019. Hosmer-Muehlig Funeral Chapel 3410 Broad Street, Dexter MI 12:00PM Visitation 1:00PM Service


  • In State Tuesday, April 23, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 23, 2019
  • Burial Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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