Ida E. Kiepper 1939-2013

WARREN – Ida E. Kiepper, 74, of Warren, died Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.

She was born April 13, 1939, in Wurzburg, Germany, the daughter of Max and Elsie Herman Zenz.

Ida was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church in Youngstown. She was proud of her German heritage and enjoyed going to the Saxon Club and dancing with her many friends. She retired after 31 years from G.E. Ohio Lamp.

She is survived by her three sons, Edward (Cindy) Kiepper Jr. of Brookfield, Frank (Tina) Kiepper of Howland and Paul Kiepper of Brookfield; one daughter, Caryn Roman of Columbus; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her companion, John J. Roman of Warren; and two brothers, Max (Katie) Zenz and Hans (Pia) Zenz, both of Wurzburg.

Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Carl W. Hall Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church in Youngstown with the Very Rev. Michael J. Cariglio officiating. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Burial Park, Vienna.

The family requests material contributions be made to the American Cancer Society in her memory.

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