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“I AM VERT SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS. I REMEMBER EATING BREAKFAST WITH OTGER ON KOLPING'S TRIP TO GERMANY AND HE TOLD TO TRY WHAT I THOUGHT WAS...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: JANICE SHIVELY - CINCINNATI, OH

“My heartfelt sympathies go out to the family and friends during this difficult time. I hope that the promise in 1 Thessalonians 4:14 can bring...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in God's loving word's found at Jeremiah 29:11,12 ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Oh Otger,He was my regular customer at the bank. He was just a super positive person. Nice man..and loved his German talk...rest well...very active...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: TAMMY Thompson - Cincinnati, OH

“We sure do fondly remember Otger Kappen! We danced to the beautiful music, while Otger played the trumpet, at the many Catholic Kolping Society...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Kramer - Dillon, CO

“So sorry for your loss. May you find comfort and strenght in God's promise found at 1Pet 5:10 ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“One of the kindest, sweetest, most selfless and intelligent men I have ever known. It was truly a pleasure knowing and caring for you. He never had...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Pam Grayson - Cincinnati, OH

“My grandfather Lou Hiltenberger considered Otger one of his best friends. There were 30 plus years difference in their ages, but kindred spirits. ...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jolene Weiskittel - Cincinnati, OH


KAPPEN, Otger G., beloved husband of 50 years to the late Maria E. Kappen (Nee Leuker). Loving father of Teresa (Ali) Kassamali, Janet Kappen (Mila Harkabus), Michael (Laurie) Kappen and Steven (Sue) Kappen. Devoted grandfather of Jameel, Jibran (Jehan), Arman Kassamali, Spencer, Braely, Reid Kappen, Leah (Wynn) Miller, Jenna, Kirsten, Claire Kappen and great grandfather of Maryam and Bilal Kassamali. Dear brother of Anneliese (the late Richard Loesing and Werner) Schulten, Norbert Kappen, the late Ferdinand Kappen. Brother in law of Theo (Christel) Leuker. Cherished friend of Dolly Fleischer. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Passed away on Friday, March 15, 2019, at 86 years of age. Member of the Kolping Society. Visitation at MEYER FUNERAL HOME, 5864 Bridgetown Rd, on THURSDAY from 5:00 P.M. until Kolping Service at 8:00 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church, 4366 Bridgetown Rd, on FRIDAY at 10:00 A.M. Memorials may be made to Fr. David Hiller OFM Endowment Fund, 10235 Mill Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231 or to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (In memory of Sophia Kappen), Tri-State Chapter, 4370 Glendale Milford Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242. Https://pages.lightthenight.org/soh/cinci19/akappen www.bjmeyer.com