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Lois Poppen Luverne MN

January 19, 2013

Lois Poppen
Luverne MN

Lois Poppen Luverne MN
Funeral Services for Lois Poppen, age 97, of Luverne, MN, were held Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at the United Methodist Church, Luverne, MN.
Funeral Services for Lois Poppen, age 97, of Luverne, MN, were held Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at the United Methodist Church, Luverne, MN. Burial was in the Adrian Cemetery, Adrian, MN. Lois died Friday, January 11, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Luverne, MN.

Lois Munns was born October 2, 1915, the daughter of Ralph and Grace (McCaughey) Munns, in rural Rock Rapids, IA. She attended school at Reading, MN. On March 15, 1932, she was united in marriage to Herman Poppen, at the Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in rural Rushmore. The couple farmed in Nobles County for several years before moving to Adrian. Herman passed away July 21, 1963. Lois started the school lunch program in the Adrian Public School in 1948 and was the manager and head cook until she retired November 1, 1980. In July of 1980, she moved to the Centennial Apartments in Luverne. Lois was a member of the Luverne United Methodist Church. She also was a member of the RSVP and Senior Citizens, Dinning Center, Royal Neighbors and Adrian Cemetery Board. Lois was named Rock County Outstanding Senior Citizen in 1992.

Survivors include her son, Roger (Judy) Poppen of Sebring, FL; two daughters, Frances (Donald) Jueneman of Apache Junction, AZ, Shirley Taylor of Minneapolis, MN; eight grandchildren; Julie Poppen; David, Steven, and Alan Jueneman; Jeff, Mark and Scott Taylor; Michael Poppen; six great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a grandson, Danny Poppen.


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