Victoria Jane Koepp (nee: Owen), 59 years of age, and a resident of Amherst, Ohio passed away Monday, December 2, 2013 at EMH Regional Medical Center in Elyria, OH following a lengthy illness.
She was born December 27, 1953 in Steubenville, Ohio.
Victoria was raised in Brilliant, Ohio before moving to Amherst where she had made her home for the last thirty-five years.
She was employed at Supply Exchange for the Cleveland Coast Guard for eight years before retiring as an assistant manager.
Victoria was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Amherst.
Victoria was a member of the Erie Shores Humane Society.
Survivors include her husband of thirty-four years Dale Frederick Koepp; her stepson and his wife Michael and Sydney Koepp of Birmingham; three grandsons; her mother June Owen (nee: Bertell); her sisters Pattie Gaddis and her husband John of Roseville, Catherine Kackley and her husband John of Warsaw, Ohio and Debbie Petrozzi of Brilliant, Ohio; her brothers John K. Cramer, Sr. and his wife Sylvia; James L. Cramer, Sr., Thomas K. Cramer, Sr. and his wife Dale all of Zanesville, Ohio and Richard Owen and his wife LuAnn of Steubenville.
She was preceded in death by her infant children Owen and Melissa Mitchell; her birth mother Betty Cramer; and by her father "Bill" William Owen.
Friends may call Thursday, December 5, 2013, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Hempel Funeral Home; 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at Brownhelm Cemetery, Brownhelm Township.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to American Kidney Fund; 6110 Executive Blvd., Rockville, MD 20852-9813