Leonard G. Poppe, 93 of Scribner NE

Leonard G. Poppe, age 93, of Scribner, Nebraska passed away Sunday November 29, 2015 at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont.  Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at United Lutheran Church in Scribner. Burial will follow in the Scribner Cemetery.  Visitation will be Wednesday at Ludvigsen’s Scribner Funeral Chapel from 3 to 8 p.m. with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m.  Memorials are suggested to United Lutheran Church.   Online guestbook can be accessed at http://www.hooper-scribner.com.  Arrangements by Ludvigsen’s Scribner Funeral Chapel in Scribner.

Leonard was born September 3, 1922 in rural Scribner to Carl and Clara ‘White’ Poppe. He attended District 36 School and received a special award for not being tardy or missing a day of school for eight years. He was a member of the Sunday school and church at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Cuming County Line. On September 8, 1935 he was confirmed by Rev. Wendt. Leonard farmed with his father until 1943. On June 29, 1943 he married Ardell Dahl in the home of her parents, Earl and Luella Dahl, by the Rev. Davis. They farmed south of Scribner until 1987 when they moved into Scribner.

Leonard was a member of United Lutheran Church in Scribner and was a past church council member for six years. He was also a member of the School Board at District 47 for ten years.


Sons – Ronald Poppe of Scribner
Glenn (Jan) Poppe of Fremont
Gene (Nancy) Poppe of Oakland
Russel (Anne) Poppe of Scribner
Daughter-in-law – Kay Poppe of North Bend

14 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren

Brother – LeRoy (Janice) Poppe of Scribner
Sister- Alice (Larry) Prall of Green Valley AZ.
Brother-in-law – Orville (Becky) Dahl of Scribner
Sisters-in-law – Gladys (Ken) Low of Scribner
Anita Dahl of Scribner

Leonard was preceded in death by his wife Ardell, sons Richard and Norman, 2 brothers and a sister.

Leonard Poppe

Leonard Poppe

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