June 30, 1945 – May 25, 2019
information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home
He is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years: Julie (nee Riedeman); one son: John (Kevin Markowski Jr.) Poppe; brother: Richard Poppe; sisters: Linda Poppe and Anita Castro-Conde; and cat: Ory. James was preceded in death by his parents: Alwin and Elenore Poppe; and sister: Janet.
James retired from BP Refinery where he worked as an Operator. He was Vietnam Veteran who honorably served our country in the US Army. He was a Nebraska Cornhuskers fan and a Greenbay Packers fan.
A memorial visitation and service will take place in the near future. Memorial donations may be made in Jim’s name to Canines for Veterans, 5991 Stewart Dr #722, Willowbrook, IL 60527 or www.kpsforveteransnfp.org.