August Willie Koepke

Sunday, May 17, 2020
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August Willie Koepke, age 87, of Glendive passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020 at the Glendive Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 18, 2020 at the Silha Funeral Home with Reverend Greg Lucido officiating. Interment will follow in the Dawson County Cemetery in Glendive. Silha Funeral Home of Glendive has been entrusted with the arrangements.

August was born on August 19, 1932 in Glendive, a son of August F. and Ollie (Patterson) Koepke. He was raised and educated in Lindsay. On June 22, 1966 he was united in marriage to Roseann Kramer and to this union three daughters were born. August spent his life farming and working for the City of Glendive. He enjoyed taking care of the parks and the swimming pool. He loved hunting and fishing, woodworking, and feeding the squirrels and the blue jays.

He was preceded in death by his parents, August and Olive; his siblings, Ernest, Frank, Annie, Marie, Francis and Tracy.

August is survived by his wife, Roseann of Glendive; three daughters, Elaine (Allen) Morlock of Merced, Cali., Charlotte Suckstorff of Glendive, and Dorothy Koepke of Glendive; five grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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