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Transcribed by Denise McLoughlin

Sterling Gazette

October 1,

A2; 4-5



TAMPICO – Dyson M. KEPNER, 89, formerly of Tampico, died Saturday at Sterling Care Center.


Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Tuesday at Garland Funeral Home, Tampico, with the Rev. Robert MAY, pastor Tampico United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be at Tampico Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.


A memorial has been established in the Tampico United Methodist Church.

Mr. KEPNER was born Dec. 23, 1900, in Buda, the son of Joseph and Minnie SCHMIDT KEPNER. He married Anna E. EAGAR June 24, 1926. She died Nov. 18, 1930. He farmed in the Tampico area his entire lifetime. He was a member of Tampico United Methodist Church, was Sunday school superintendent and usher for a number of years and  a member of Modern Woodmen of America.


He is survived by one brother, Homer KEPNER, Walnut, two sisters, Mrs. Ethel STEWART and Mrs. Wilson (Ferne) BERGE, both of Tampico.

He was preceded in death by one infant daughter, two brothers and one infant sister.



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