Nancy Marie (Dole) Poche’-Stoppel, 70, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Russell Regional Hospital in Russell.
Nancy was born December 21, 1948 in Russell, Kansas. She was the daughter of Kenneth D. and Dorothy M. (Brown) Dole. She grew up in Russell and graduated from Russell High School in ’67. She then attended and graduated from the Cosmetology School in Great Bend, Kansas.
Nancy was united in marriage to David H. Poche’. This union was blessed with two sons, Shane and Dustin. Later in life, she was united in marriage to Keith Stoppel on September 1, 2012 in Russell. They made their home in Russell.
Nancy was a Beautician for over 45 years in the Russell area. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church. She enjoyed decorating and cooking. She was known for her holiday treats that she would create for family and friends.
Nancy’s surviving family include her husband, Keith of the home; sons, Shane Poche’ and Dustin Poche’ both of the Russell, Kansas; brother, William Dole of Russell, Kansas; step brother, Tony Kilian (Sharon) of Russell, Kansas; and two grandchildren, Hannah Poche’ and Chandler Poche’.
Nancy was preceded in death by her father and step sister Lori Kilian.
Celebration of Nancy’s Life will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Trinity United Methodist Church. A private burial will take place later. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell, with the family present to greet friends from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A Memorial has been established with the Russell County Food Pantry. Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.