Norman J. Voepel, 69, of Moscow Mills, MO, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 at his residence. He was born on November 10, 1951 in St. Louis to Fred and Clara (Genzling) Voepel. Norm grew up with his two older sisters, Joann and Doris and attended the local schools in St. Louis. During the weekends and holidays, the family would visit their relatives in Moscow Mills. Hunting and fishing were some of the activities he enjoyed with his cousins and friends. In 1971, he was called to service in the U.S. Army and served until 1973. While visiting a friend in the hospital, Patricia Rottger, met her sweetheart, Norman Voepel. They were joined in holy matrimony six months later on Oct. 25, 1980. The couple first lived in Troy and later moved to Moscow Mills. They were blessed with two children: Jessica and Matthew. During these years, Norm was working for Warrenton Products( later Coca-Cola), retiring after 40 years of dedicated service. He and Patty would travel to visit their daughter and husband in Florida and enjoy the hot summers. The family became members of Friedens United Church of Christ in Moscow Mills. Watching the St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues games on T.V. and in person were some hobbies he enjoyed with his family. He was a loving husband, father, brother and friend and will be greatly missed and long remembered by all those who knew him.
Surviving are his beloved wife, Patricia Voepel; his daughter, Jessica and husband Joe Chite, son, Matthew Voepel and his two sisters: Joann (Tom) April and Doris Cox; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother-in-law, Marvin Cox.
Visitation scheduled from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 at the McCoy-Blossom Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1304 Boone St., Troy, MO 63379 (636) 528-8244.
A Memorial service scheduled at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 at the McCoy-Blossom Funeral Homes & Crematory, Troy location. Pastor Eugene Rahmier officiated. Private burial at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Friedens United Church of Christ cemetery c/o McCoy-Blossom Funeral Homes & Crematory -Troy location
Family and Friends may sign the online guest book @www.mccoyblossomfh.com.