Victoria Jane Koepp

KOEPP, Victoria Jane (nee: Owen), 59, of Amherst, passed away December 2, 2013.

She was born December 27, 1953, in Steubenville. Victoria was raised in Brilliant, before moving to Amherst where she had made her home for the last 35 years.

Survivors include her husband of 34 years, Dale Frederick Koepp; stepson, Michael (Sydney) Koepp of Birmingham; three grandsons; mother, June Owen (nee: Bertell); sisters, Pattie (John) Gaddis of Roseville, Catherine (John) Kackley of Warsaw and Debbie Petrozzi of Brilliant; brothers, John K. (Sylvia) Cramer Sr., James L. Cramer Sr., Thomas K. (Dale) Cramer Sr. all of Zanesville, and Richard (LuAnn) Owen of Steubenville.

Preceded in death by her infant children, Owen and Melissa Mitchell; birth mother, Betty Cramer; her father, “Bill” William Owen.

Friends may call December 5, 2013, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Hempel Funeral Home; 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Brownhelm Cemetery, Brownhelm Township.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Rockville, MD 20852-9813, or the American Diabetes Association, 4500 Rockside Road, Suite 440, Independence, OH 44131.

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