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Ardell Hepfler

October 7, 1922 — April 27, 2020

Chippewa Falls

Ardell Ehlers Hepfler, 97, of Chippewa Falls, WI, died 4-27-20 at Our House Assisted Living, Chippewa Falls, WI. She was born on October 7, 1922, in the Town of Anson, Chippewa County, to Erma M. (Redmond) and Edward R. Ehlers.

She married John E. Hepfler on December 22, 1943 in Miami Beach, Florida and had resided in Chippewa Falls since their marriage. He preceded her in death on May 4, 1989.

Ardell was employed by Chippewa County for many years, first as Deputy county treasurer and later as Deputy County clerk from which she retired in 1985. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Ardell is survived by her two sons, John E. (Jeane) Hepfler and Rick A. (Donna) Hepfler; three grandchildren, Michael Hepfler of Eau Claire, Krista (Daniel) Powers of Columbus, and Eric Hepfler of Chetek; and three great-grandchildren, Eloise, Norah, and Mira.

Besides her husband, John; she was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Lorain, Herbert, and Rollyn; two sisters, Norma Winters and Juanita Lueck; and grandson John E. Hepfler III.

Ardell enjoyed time on their river lot, bird watching, dancing, camping, gardening, and especially enjoyed time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Grandma, you will truly be missed and remembered.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Trinity Unity Methodist Church, 201 W. Central Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729.

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