Robert L. Popp, 81, Jasper

Robert L. Popp, 81, of Jasper, died Wednesday, September 28, at St Charles Healthcare Center in Jasper. He was born in Jasper December 1, 1940, to Hilbert and Eldena (Harder) Popp. He married Myrna Harker September 3, 1960, at Alfordsville Christian Church.  

Robert retired from Kimball Upholstery as a plant manager after 45 years of service. After retirement  he drove vehicles for Uebelhor and Sons. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville and attended Redemption Christian Church in Jasper. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, camping, fishing, and spending time with family, especially with his grandchildren.  

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Myrna Popp; two daughters, Glenda Persohn and husband Terry and Debbie Lindauer and husband Duane; two sons; Bobby Popp and fiancé Jill Collins and Randy Popp and wife Carla; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter on the way.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Fred and James “Jim” Popp, and one sister, Louanna Nuhring.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Redemption Church. Memorial contributions can be made to Redeemer Church, St. Paul’s, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at A funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at Redember Church with burial following in St. Paul’s Cemetery.

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