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Emil Goeppinger

January 20, 1930 — June 22, 2021

Emil Charles Goeppinger, 91, of Mount Vernon, died Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at Ohio Health Doctor’s Hospital, in Columbus.

Emil was born January 20, 1930, in Brooklyn, New York to Karl and Berta {Duemmler} Goeppinger.

He attended Centerburg Schools, where he met Betty.

He married Betty Atkinson on January 30, 1988. She passed on October 20, 2018.

Emil worked for 37 years for Continental Can. He loved fishing, hunting, gardening, playing cards, and woodworking, but always put his family first.

Emil will be deeply missed by his children Kathy (Larry Talbott) Lester, John (Cathy) Goeppinger, Steven (Christine) Goeppinger, Barbara (Gregory) VanHouten, Thomas (Rhonda) Goeppinger, Ken (Patti) Goeppinger, and Beth (Scott) Thompson; step-children Charles Wilson Jr. and Debbie (Jay) Cotts; many grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; brothers Arthur Goeppinger and Frank (Lynn) Goeppinger; sisters Margareta Kirkpatrick and Rosalinda (Bob) Heinlen.

Emil was preceded in death by his first wife of 38 years Phyllis {Kaser} Goeppinger, wife Betty, parents, brother Walter (Harriett) Goeppinger, and brother-in-law Earl Kirkpatrick.

Friends may call Monday from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at Roberts Funeral Home- Mount Vernon Chapel, Mount Vernon.  Funeral services will follow at 10:00 a.m.at the funeral home with pastor Dr. Gary Campbell officiating.  Burial will be at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.  Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com.   Memorial contributions may be made in Emil’s name, to the charity of your choice.

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Monday, June 28, 2021

9:00 - 10:00am (Eastern time)

Roberts Funeral Home - Sherwood Chapel

7067 Cleveland Rd, Wooster, OH 44691

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Monday, June 28, 2021

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Roberts Funeral Home - Sherwood Chapel

7067 Cleveland Rd, Wooster, OH 44691

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