Hans Joachim Päpke 85 June 21st, 2023 Delhi Township
My charming talented smart diplomatic husband, exceptional Artist, Father, Grand-father and Great-Grandfather and Best Friend left us. (We were simply meant to be together) and have had much fun and success, plus the fact that Hans did the Holiday Train Show at Duke Energy for 49 years,
Big Fan of FC Bayern and FC Cincinnati let alone the Munich Sister City Association , The McDowell Society, Cincinnati Rotary Club and last but not least an accomplished Artist
Father to Annette Kern (Jeff Kern), Evelyn Daumeyer, and Michele Westrich (Doug Westrich) , Opa to Samantha Geiger (Damian), plus Alexander Kern, Jake Westrich and Vanessa, Jonah and Urgrossvater (Great Grandfather) to Gwen Scheie.
Just one quote from a former Colleague at Duke Energy and fellow Rotarian Steve Brash: “ The train display was always always bright and different each year and every year. Only a few of us knew how he reused old set pieces and stretched every dollar to make something kids of all ages returned year after year to see. He made the Holiday Train the Community icon that it became.
We miss him
Services private at the convenience of the family.
Donations should be sent to the Munich Sister City Association/Student exchange www. MunichCincinnati.org or the Cincinnati Rotary Club World Community Service. www.cincinnatirotary.org