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Clifford Poppenhager

September 2, 1942 ~ January 4, 2019 (age 76)



   Clifford Poppenhager, 76 of Quincy passed away at 7:34 a.m. Friday (January 4, 2019) in Blessing Hospital.

   Born September 2, 1942 in Quincy, Clifford was the son of Leroy (Roy) E. and Doris Swanson Poppenhager.  He married Barbara Brown on July 2, 1960 in Palmyra, Missouri.
She Survives

   Clifford enjoyed fishing,  mushroom hunting, bird feeding and coon hunting. He liked going to car auctions and would occasionally drive cars for Fergie Automotive in Quincy.

   Mr. Poppenhager was employed as a security guard at the Electric Wheel Division of Firestone, the Illinois Veteran's Home, and for Quincy Public Schools.  He was also employed as a Park Ranger for the Quincy Park District for several years and owned and operated  Pops Bait Shop in Quincy.
   Survivors include his wife Barbara of Quincy; one daughter Tammy Leonard (Rick) of Marblehead, IL; two sons Terry Poppenhager (Sharey) of Payson and Todd Poppenhager (Danielle) of Quincy; five grandchildren Rebecca Stice (Isaiah) of Quincy, James, Abigail and Chloe Poppenhager of Payson, Donavan Poppenhager of Quincy, and two great great grandchildren Kairi and Milo.

   Mr. Poppenhager was preceded in death by his parents. 

   Graveside services will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in Quincy Memorial Park with Pastor Mike Alberts officiating. Military honors by the Illinois National Guard Funeral Honors Detail and the Payson VFW Post #2061 will be conducted at the cemetery.
   Memorials may be made to the Poppenhager Family


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