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Obituary for Russell V. Poppenger Jr.

Russell V. Poppenger, Jr., age 85, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home under the care of his family on Saturday afternoon, August 12, 2023. Russell was born in Aliquippa, PA on April 30, 1938, and was the son of the late Russell V. Poppenger & Margaret Stiffler Goodman.

Russell was a resident of the Carpentersville area for the past 35 years. He was also a proud United States Army Korean War Veteran. Prior to retirement, Russell worked for the Meijer Supercenter in Algonquin.

Survivors include his wife of almost 45 years, Patricia A. (nee Fiedler) Poppenger; his daughter, Melissa (Brian) Rupnick; and his sons, Russell R., Steven, William (Deb Gipson), and Jonathan Poppenger. Other survivors include his grandchildren: Matthew (Elaine), James R., Jacob, and Elizabeth Skye Poppenger, and Dylan and Zachary Rupnick. In addition to his parents, Russell was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Visitation will be held at Miller Funeral Home in West Dundee on Friday, August 18, 2023, from 4:00 P.M. until time of Military honors at 8:00 P.M. Russell will then be cremated followed by a private inurnment

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