John Stanley Toepel

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“It was a pleasure to meet John at church -- I loved the hard time he gave me in the Cafe -- lol --- Dave was proud to be on John's "List" -- To...Read More »
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“We were blessed to know John in church for 12 years. God Bless you and keep you John. ”
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“Rest safely in the arms of Jesus , my friend. ”
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TOEPEL, JOHN STANLEY Age 74, went home to be with his Lord Wednesday, November 7, 2012. John was born on June 29, 1938 in Detroit to Samuel and Marvel Toepel. John graduated high school from Grosse Pointe High in 1956 and enrolled in the United States Navy where he served in Guam. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy in March of 1962. John received his Certified Public Accountant license and privately practiced in Rochester, MI. John was a loving son, adored his sister Jan, loved his children and enjoyed traveling to Arizona to visit family, golfing, swimming, playing poker with his buddies, attending church services and activities in Southgate and spending time with his closest family and friends, preferably with a glass of Merlot in his hand and smoking a cigar. John was involved in the Rochester community. He was President of the Chamber of Commerce in Rochester, Exaulted Ruler for the Rochester Elks Club, and President fo the Rochester Rotary Club. He enjoyed driving local government in the Rochester Christmas Parade. John is survived by his beloved daughters, Jennifer(Ron)Fromme & Rebecca(Dennis)Mahan; three grandchildren A.J., Ryan and Taylor; and his longtime girlfriend Donna. John was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Janet Van Wie; and twin granddaughters, Jaidyn & Kailey Mahan. Visitation Monday 3-9pm. Funeral Tuesday 10:00am at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons Inc. 36900 Schoenherr at Metro Parkway (16 Mile). In lieu of flowes, donations are welcome to the American Heart/Stroke Association. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Share memories with the family at their "On Line Guest Book" @ WujekCalcaterra.com