Funeral services will be held on Thursday June 5, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ixonia with Rev. Martin Stuebs officiating. Burial will be at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to St. John’s Lutheran Church or AngelsGrace Hospice. The Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown are serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com
Lucille Jeanette Vogel was born on August 6, 1918 in Hebron, the daughter of Emil and Sadie (Altwies) Vogel. On April 22, 1939, she married Hilbert Eppler at the Methodist Parsonage in Oconomowoc. Hilbert preceded her in death on December 11, 2006. Lucille was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ixonia. She enjoyed watching the Packers, Brewers, and St. John’s Church service Friday nights. She loved visiting with family and friends, playing cards and dominos, and reading.
Lucille is survived by a son, Kenneth (Karin) Eppler; a daughter-in-law, Carol Eppler, both of Oconomowoc; grandchildren, Cheryl Eppler, Phillip (Theresa) Eppler, Lee (Sara) Eppler, Kevin (Erin) Eppler, Kris (Megan) Eppler, Linda (Robert) Semon; great grandchildren, Jackie (Kyle) Broom, Ben (Rachel) Judd, Taylor Eppler, Emily Eppler, Jack Eppler, Blake Semon, Maiya Carlson, Gage Eppler, Andrew Eppler, Kash Eppler; great-great grandchildren, Sadie Broom, Tilly Judd, Emmett Broom, Mark Judd; a sister, Vera Propp; two sisters-in-law, Jean Vogel, Suzanne Vogel; a brother-in-law, Robert Stuart, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She is further preceded in death by her parents, a son, David Eppler; a granddaughter, Jodi Eppler; brothers, Earl Vogel, Ellis Vogel, Harley Vogel, Jay Vogel; a sister, Hazel Stuart; a sister in infancy, Jean Vogel; brothers-in-law, Alvin Eppler, and John Propp.