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Gale O. Kieper, 75, of North Webster, IN passed away at 6:02 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at her residence. She was born on February 26, 1944 in Chicago Heights, IL to Richard V. & Norma G. (Metzger) Pangburn.
She grew up in Chicago Heights and graduated in 1961 from Bloom High School in Chicago Heights. She was married on March 3, 1962 in Chicago, IL to David B. Kieper who survives. She was homemaker most of her life and was formerly employed as a part-time office administrator for several business. She was a seasonal North Webster / Barbee area resident for many years and permanently moved to North Webster area in 2003. She loved Jesus and was a loving wife and mother who was especially proud of all her grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, crocheting, and spending time with family and friends.
She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Syracuse.
She is survived by:
Husband – David Kieper of North Webster
Daughter – Kimberley (Eric) Kieper Landes of Goshen
2 Sons – David (Karen) Kieper and Fred (Kim) Kieper both of Goshen
9 Grandchildren – Jessica Landes, Julia Landes, Jenna Kieper, Chase Kieper, Katie Kieper, Jacob Landes, Nick Kieper, Jackson Landes, and Peyton Kieper
Sister – Nedra (Mike) Wegrzyn of Crete, IL
Many nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by her parents and 2 brothers – Lonnie & Richard Pangburn
Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd 13 & CR 500N, North Webster, IN. Funeral services will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019 at Grace Lutheran Church, 203 E Main St., Syracuse, IN with Pastor Wendy Piano officiating. Burial will follow at the Mock Cemetery in North Webster.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Grace Lutheran Church, 203 E Main St., Syracuse, IN 46567.