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Roger W. Oppel

Roger W. Oppel Roger W. Oppel

Roger W. Oppel, age 79, Depauw, Ind., of Hancock Chapel, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021.

He was born Dec. 21, 1941, at Hursttown, Ind., to the late George and Audra Oppel.

Roger was retired from Kroger, was also a Prudential Insurance agent and worked for the Wenning Packing Co. and JayC Store. He loved playing golf and watching his nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews play sports. Roger was an avid IU fan and a member of the Hancock Chapel United Methodist Church.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, Forrest Oppel, and nephew, Ken Oppel.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 61 years, Sue Wenning Oppel; his two sons of which he was so proud, Scott (Johnetta) and Darren (Tiffany); brothers, Keith and Ray (Martha); sister-in-law, Bea Oppel; and nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and grand dog, Harley.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Highway 64 NW, Ramsey, Ind., with burial in Hancock Chapel Cemetery, Depauw.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Hancock Chapel Cemetery Fund.