David was born in Oconomowoc, WI on October 2, 1935, the son of the late Walter and Audria (Eckert) Koeppler. On October 11, 1958, David married Luella Theel in Lake Mills, WI and she preceded him in death on July 30, 2006. David was a master storyteller and affectionately gave nicknames to all of his loved ones and friends. David enjoyed going to dairy cattle shows and sales, coon hunting and playing cards, in particular euchre and cribbage. He was also a fan of both polka music and polka dancing.
David is survived by his daughters, Tammy (Wayne) Pomerenke and Terri (Robert) Hamm; his sons: Tim (Sharon) Koeppler, Tom (Wanona) Koeppler and Trent (Carol) Koeppler; 27 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Elaine Koeppler. David is further survived by many cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. He was preceded in death by: his parents, wife Luella, brother Bill, grandson James, and granddaughter Emily.
A Memorial Service will be on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, Waupaca with Pastor Brian Richard, officiating. Relatives and friends may visit the family on Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Burial will be in Crystal Lake Cemetery, Town of Dayton. Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.