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Walter Hudepohl

Walter Hudepohl, 94, of Milan passed away Monday, February 4, 2019 at his home with family by his side. Walter was born Monday, October 13, 1924 in Mt. Healthy, Ohio, the son of Herman and Clara (Wurzelbacher) Hudepohl. He married Margaret “Peggy” Duffy on May 17, 1947 and she preceded him in death July 8, 2017. He was a devout member of St. Charles Catholic Church, a contractor and founder of Hudepohl Construction Company, and was awarded Conservation Farmer of the year in 1984. His greatest passion was his wife and family.

Walter is survived by children Vincent (Sylvia) Hudepohl, Jean (Bill) Hicks, Rosemary (David) Carter, John (Hollis) Hudepohl, Theresa (Victor) Ferneding, Jenny (Chuck) Day, Thomas (Kathi) Hudepohl, Nancy (Dan) Denhart, Lois (Greg) Bogenschutz Kremer, Walter (Anne) Hudepohl, and Virginia (Robert) Sinkhorn; brothers Art (Rita) Hudepohl and David (Janie) Hudepohl; sister Mary McIntosh; sister-in-law Nancy Hudepohl; and brother-in-law Howard Niehaus. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; sisters Rita Niehaus and Ann Griesser; brother-in law Ed Griesser; and brother Herman Hudepohl. He had over 100 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The rosary will be at 9:30 a.m. and Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday February 9, 2019 at St. Nicholas Church, Sunman. Burial will follow in St. Charles Cemetery in Milan. Family will receive guests at Walter’s Celebration of Life reception, following the burial, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church Hall, Milan. Memorials can be made to the St. Charles Endowment Fund, St. Charles Right to Life, or charity of choice. Go to www.lawscarrmoore.com to leave an online condolence message for the family. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan is entrusted with arrangements.