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Richard "Rick" Neppl

May 9, 1951 — June 20, 2022

Richard "Rick" Neppl, son of Urban and Jean (Hennings) Neppl, was born May 9, 1951, in Denison, Iowa. He attended country schools near his home and graduated from Denison High School with the class of 1969.

Rick had many jobs during his lifetime. He worked in the clothing business, sold insurance and was a car salesman for many years. He loved fishing, rock hunting, polishing stones, and cooking, especially with his smoker and grill. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandkids, teaching them how to fish and taking them to parks.

On June 20, 2022, Rick passed away at Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison, Iowa, after about 6 months of declining health. He was 71 years, 1 month and 11 days of age.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Mary Ann of Charter Oak; his mother Jean Neppl of Denison; son Jerod Cooper and wife Zulma of Arkansas; stepchildren: Derek Nord and wife Amber of Minnesota; Scott Hansen and wife Renee of Audubon; Nicole Cote and husband Andy of Manilla; Angela Ahrenholtz and husband Todd of Manilla; 12 Grandchildren: Aiden, Coryn, Taren, Emily, Dillon, Sophia, Maddie, Payton, Kadyn, Dakota, Ryan and Ryley; 2 great-grandchildren: Paisley and Lane; brothers Steve (Mary) Neppl of Denison and Denny (Cheryl) Neppl of Schleswig; and a sister Cindy Neppl of Denison. He was preceded in death by his father Urban Neppl, his son Reggie Cooper, his paternal and maternal grandparents, and his parents-in-law Art and Docia Linde.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Huebner Funeral Home in Denison. Funeral Liturgy will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 24, 2022 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Charter Oak with a private family burial in Crawford Heights Memory Gardens in Denison.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, June 23, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Huebner Funeral Home - Denison

1437 Broadway, Denison, IA 51442

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Funeral Liturgy

Friday, June 24, 2022

Starts at 10:15 am (Central time)

St. Boniface Catholic Church

412 Cedar Ave, Charter Oak, IA 51439

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