Michael

January 27, 1959 ~ November 17, 2022

Born in: Vincennes, IN
Resided in: Vincennes, IN

Michael Lee Pepmeier, better known as Mike, 63, passed away at 3:15 pm on November 17, 2022 at Good Samaritan Hospital surrounded by his family. Mike was born on January 27, 1959 in Vincennes and he is the son of Robert L. “Bob” and Barbara (Richter) Pepmeier.

Mike attended Hillcrest Schools and was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ. He worked for KCARC Plant 1and enjoyed many things in life. Mike enjoyed listening to music, karaoke, stringing beads, attending any sporting event at Vincennes Lincoln High School or Vincennes Rivet High School, and bowling. He also enjoyed participating in KCARC Special Olympic sporting events and attending the Bettye J. McCormick Senior Center. He was #1 salesman for RCS Uper (Super) Store. Mike especially loved his dogs, Charlie, Scotty, Maddie, and Chloe-CoCo.

Survivors include his brothers, Randy Pepmeier and his wife Jan of Salem, IN, Mark Pepmeier and his wife Ann of Vincennes, IN; his special family, Bunk, Pam, Danyelle and Curtis McCrary of Vincennes; nieces and nephews, Jason Pepmeier and his wife Kandi, Jennifer Miller and her husband Jeremy, Ryan Pepmeier and his wife Jessica, Josh Pepmeier; great nieces and nephews, Brooklyn Bush and her husband Brock, Blayton Miller and his wife Audrey, Brandon Pepmeier, Brody Pepmeier, Owen Pepmeier, Grayson Pepmeier, Gavin Pepmeier; great great nephew, Bryce Bush; aunts and uncles Jim and Linda Clikenbeard of Vincennes, Harley and Marolyn Pepmeier of Newburgh, IN, Calvin and Carolyn Horn of Bicknell, IN; as well as several cousins. Mike is preceded in death by his parents Bob and Barbara Pepmeier, and a special family member Charles P. “Bunk” McCrary.

Friends may visit with Mike’s family from 1-6 pm on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, IN. Mike’s funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, November 21, 2022 at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home with Pat Herman officiating. Mike will be laid to rest in Memorial Park Cemetery next to his parents Bob and Barbara Pepmeier. The Pepmeier family has requested contributions be made to Bettye J. McCormick Senior Center, KCARC or the Knox County Special Olympics. Online memories may be shared with Mike’s family and friends at www.goodwinsievers.com. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is privileged and honored to be entrusted with the care of Mike and his family.

Services

Visitation: November 20, 2022 1:00 pm - November 20, 2022 6:00 pm

Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home - Vincennes
524 Broadway Street
VINCENNES, IN 47591


Funeral Service: November 21, 2022 2:00 pm

Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home - Vincennes
524 Broadway Street
VINCENNES, IN 47591


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  1. Although I am far away from Indiana, my memories of my cousin are still with me. I know you are in heaven playing with beads, Michael. Say hi to my parents for me!

  2. So sorry to hear about Michael’s passing. He sure was One Special Young Man. My heart goes out to his immediate family & Pam, Danielle & Curtis (his extended family). He was such a pleasure to be around. Bunk was his Buddy & when he passed it definitely had an impact on his life. They are together again drinking a few beers & just enjoying each other’s company. May he Rest in Peace until y’all meet again. Love & Hugs

  3. To the family of the pepmeier am so sorry for your loss I’m praying for you guys if there’s anything you guys need anything just let me know

  4. Very sorry to hear of Michael’s death. I pray that your fond memories of Michael will carry you through this difficult time.

  5. So sorry for your loss. We have nothing but good memories of his time spent with his friends at the senior center. Micheal will be missed. God be with u all.

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