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Orin Poppe

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Orin Carroll Poppe age 82 of Waverly, IA died Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at Shell Rock Healthcare Center in Shell Rock, IA of natural causes. Burial will take place Friday, July 22, 2022 11:00 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in Nashua, IA. Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home & Crematory -- Olson Chapel in Nashua, IA has been entrusted with Orin's arrangements. 641-435-4134. Orin was born May 11th, 1940 in Charles City, Iowa to Helmuth and Ruth Poppe. He married at 18 years old to Mavis White, the couple later divorced. He met Esther Shapley where they both worked at the time Sherman’s Nursery in Nashua. They married June 5,1971 at The Little Brown Church in Nashua. Orin worked at Sherman’s tree Nursery and worked along side his Dad doing carpentry. Orin became a step father to a son Donnie and a daughter Elizabeth. To Orin and Esther a daughter was born, Dawn DeAnn Poppe on Jan. 23, 1973. They made their home in the country side in Nashua and in later years they moved outside of Tripoli. Orin is survived by his daughter Dawn (Jonathan) Spencer of Plainfield, IA; on sister, Marilee Roeder Dahlby of Nashua, IA; one step-daughter, Marie Shapley of Waterloo, IA; two granddaughters, Peggy (Cliff) Lindgren of Westminster, MD; Laura (Jason) Havlik of Clarksville, IA; one daughter-in-law, Juanita Shapley of Clarksville, IA; two grandsons, Tyler Spencer of Fredericksbug, IA; Dylan (Lisa) Spencer of Waverly, IA; six great-grandchildren; three nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Esther; one brother in infancy; step-son, Donnie Shapley.

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