Sunday, February 16, 2020 ~ 4:00 p.m.
Starlite Event Center ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Blue jeans, boots, and caps are welcome.
Private interment at Holy Rosary Cemetery ~ Colon, Nebraska
Pink Bandana, Malmo Fire Dept., Prague Fire & Rescue or Prague American Legion #254
Chris TePoel, 61, of Malmo died Monday, February 3rd, 2020 in rural Prague.
Chris was born in Wahoo on March 19, 1958 to Raymond and Irene (Musilek) TePoel. He graduated Prague Public High School in 1977. After graduation, he had several different jobs. Chris moved back to Prague shortly after and began farming alongside his father and later his brother, Jeff. Chris married Kim (Whitney) TePoel on August 25, 1988 in International Falls, MN.
Chris enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and restoring classic tractors (Cockshutt) and cars (1959 Studebaker Truck and 1962 Studebaker Lark). He was known to all for his support of the farming community, especially those rice farmers and their products, and his unrelenting willingness to lend a hand to a neighbor or friend in need.
Those left to cherish his memory include: his wife, Kim TePoel of Malmo; his children Desirae TePoel of Malmo and Dylan TePoel of Forest Lake, MN; siblings, Leo (Shirley) TePoel of Humphrey, Jeanne (Ron) Vanek of Prague, Susan (Joseph) Robison of Edna, KS, Jeff (Deanna) TePoel of Malmo, and Bert TePoel of Lincoln; mother-in-law, Mary Cline; mother-in-law, Gloria Whitney; brothers-in-law, Scott (Mary) Whitney and Tom Whitney; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and countless friends and neighbors.
He was preceded in death by: his parents Raymond and Irene (Musilek) TePoel; sister, Rita TePoel; father-in-law, Tom Whitney; father-in-law, Max Cline.