Douglas H. Poeppel

Douglas H. Poeppel, 54, found peace Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, following a short but courageous battle with cancer.

He was most recently employed by the Waukesha Engine Dresser Division. He had a love for the open road. Doug enjoyed many years driving an 18-wheeler. He also was an avid motorcyclist, touring many states, especially the southern states. He will be missed by his four-legged friend, Ashley.

Doug is survived by his beloved mother, Delphine, and his sisters, Aggie (Gregory Jr.) Corcoran and Madeline (David) Siverling. He was the dear uncle of Lisa (Archie) Arroyo, Gregory Corcoran III and Darren (Andrea) Siverling. He is also survived by other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 W. Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. A service will follow at 3 p.m. Please meet at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at Prairie Home Cemetery for the interment.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.