Armeda Popp (1926 – 2010)

Armeda Hope Popp, age 83, a resident of Pleasant Prairie, went home to her Lord and Savior on September 23, 2010, after a brief illness at St. Catherine’s Medical Center.

Armeda was born on November 1, 1926, the daughter of Samuel Elijah and Hazel Lenice (Snyder) Roth, in Muscoda, WI. On December 31, 1945, she married Robert John Popp, Sr. in St. Louis, MO.

Armeda worked at Andy’s Restaurant for 21 years as a waitress and cook and retired in 1980. She was a member of The Salvation Army Church. She was involved in Home League, Bible Studies, the Red Kettle Campaign, Community-wide Summer Lunch Program, Sewing Club, and League of Mercy.

Armeda is survived by four sons and five daughters: Robert (Joyce) Popp, Jr. of Kenosha, Timothy (Susan) Popp of Tucson, AZ, Anne (Michael) Coshun of Minocqua, WI, Patricia (Robert) Hale of Kenosha, Aaron (Joyce) Popp of Baltimore, MD, Julie Popp of Kenosha, Mari (Domenick) Aulozzi of Kenosha, John (Mary) Popp of Tucson, AZ, and Suzanne (Johnny) Castaneda of Pleasant Prairie. She is survived by sixteen grandchildren: Shonda (Michael) Zamiska, Kenneth Popp, Sean (Donna) Popp, Todd Popp, Paula (Daniel) Siltala, PFC. Adam (Ashley) Hale, Kelly (Jeffrey) Allen, Kelly (Keith) Dominic, Laura Councill, Andrew Popp, Joshua (Melissa) Aulozzi, Bethany Aulozzi, James Popp, Leanna Popp, Annemari Castaneda, and Olivia Castaneda. Armeda is further survived by eighteen great-grandchildren and one sister, Donna Burns of Kenosha.

Armeda was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and six brothers: Donald, Curtis, Klatus, Harold, Douglas, and Alfred, and her grandson, Alexander Castaneda.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, September 30, 2010, at 11:00 AM at The Salvation Army (3116 75th Street). Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday at the church from 9:30 AM until the time of services. Burial will follow at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Kenosha Salvation Army would be appreciated.

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