Joyce G. Poppelreiter, 96, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020, at the St. Marys Manor.
She was born on March 29, 1924, in Holmesville, Nebraska, the daughter of Homer and Anna Bernhardt Landreth. Joyce graduated from St. Marys High School in 1941. She had lived in the St. Marys community most of her life.
Joyce was a farm wife. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys.
Her parents, husband, George W. Poppelreiter Sr.; siblings, Hazel (Bud) McGenney, Homer Landreth Jr. (Lorraine), and Alice Landreth all preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, George W. Poppelreiter Jr.
Joyce G. Landreth and George W. Poppelreiter were united in marriage on December 27, 1941, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys.
Survivors include her son, John (Jean) Poppelreiter, Maple Hill; two daughters, Mary Ann Rezac, Medway, MA., and Sandy Poppelreiter, Topeka. Four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
A rosary will be recited at 8:30 A.M. Thursday, September 24, 2020, followed by visitation and Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 all at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church or Helping Hands Humane Society and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536.