Memorial will be used toward the children's education.
Denise Marie Kloeppel, 46, of Gerald passed away on Friday, November 4, 2016, at her residence.
Denise was born on June 5, 1970, in Belleville, Ill. to Gregory J. and Debra (Schuck) Ducey. On September 2, 2006, at St. Gertrude's Catholic Church in Krakow she was united in marriage to James Kloeppel. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Port Hudson. She served as EMT with Osage Ambulance District in Linn for 15 years.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Antoine Ducey
Her survivors include her husband, James Kloeppel of the home; father, Gregory Ducey and wife, Yvonne of Zachary, La.; mother, Debra Mickles and husband, Joseph of Foley Ala.; father and mother-in-law, Norman and Mary Kloeppel of Gerald; children, Joshua Spesert and Forrest Spesert both of Chico, Calif., Daniel Kloeppel and Joseph Kloeppel both of Gerald; brothers, Greg Ducey and wife, Stacy of Columbia, Charles Ducey and wife, Trina of Raytown, Shane Harkins and wife, Sara of Foley, Ala., and Joseph Mickles of Alberta, Ala.; and sister, Marie Elizabeth Hill and husband, Frankie of Annapolis, Maryland.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, November 9 from 4-8 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Gerald.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, November 10 at 10:00 a.m. with Fr. Jim Foster officiating. Burial will be in Holy Family Cemetery in Port Hudson after cremation.