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“Mrs Popp was loved by everyone. She was the only Substitute teacher that everyone behaved for. Usually the kids would misbehave for subs. Over the...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Lisa K. Vojtko - Madison, OH

“Mrs. Popp was a wonderful teacher and a friend to all. She was one of my favorite teachers - always kind and willing to listen. She will be missed....Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Julie West - Decatur, GA

“Judy & Patty,I'm so sorry for you to lose your mom. I lost my mom last year and know all about it. I'll be praying for you guys. I liked your mom a...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Nettie (Potter) Wood - Madison, OH

“Ginny was special in her own way. Always looked forward to seeing her at church, the former First Baptist in Madison, where she did her very best to...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: DENISE SCHIEMANN - MADISON

“Pat, Lou, Judy and the rest of family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I will always remember Ginny as having the patience of a saint with us...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Deb Caranci - Mentor, OH - Friend

“This beautiful, caring, devoted, giving, and most of all loving woman welcomed me into her life and family in December 1990. She always referred to...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Christine Wilson - Berlin, PA

“Your kind and sweet smile always greeted me! Hug Grandma Ferguson for us!! So glad you're no longer suffering! ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: Sue Odegard-Vaughan - OR

“To all of Ginny"s family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I will always remember how kind she was. she always spoke in a soft and loving way...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: mary underwood - madiosn, OH

“So sorry to hear this, I always loved our popcorn party's on Fridays in 3rd grade. That's for the wonderful memories! ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Jill Coss-Smith

“She started as my teacher and ended as my friend. We kept in touch for many years until my last letters and phone calls went unanswered. I wondered...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Teresa Hudson - Gainesville, GA

“Mrs. Popp was a wonderful person and caring teacher. Even though it's been almost 40 years, I particularly remember how kind she always was and the...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Kristine Howard

“Deepest Sympathies to the Popp Family. Mrs. Popp will always be remembered with happy kind thoughts as that is the kind of person she was. Everyone...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Rita Rudloff-Ashburn - Perry, OH

“Mrs Popp was a great teacher my dad had great respect for her and her dedication to her students . She was always so nice to me and very pleasant...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Gary Garland Sr - Perry, OH

“Dear Popp Family,Even though I taught with Ginny for one year in Perry, she was very helpful and kind to me as well as the remaining 3rd grade...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: John Pitrelli - Menifee, CA

“Sorry to hear of Mrs Popp loved her as a teacher will be missed. ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Jim Wyant - Madison, OH

“Judy and Patty,So sorry for your loss. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Gary Meivogel - Mentor, OH

“So sad to hear of Mrs. Popp's passing. She was a wonderful teacher and was so thoughtful to my son. She was the epitome of what a teacher should be...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Joan Petrus - Chardon/Perry

“Louis and family, I was so sorry to read of Ginny's passing online at the News Herald. I enjoyed working with her at Center Road School and always...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“RIP Ginny. Thoughts and Prayers to the Family. Cindy Wharram Simons ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Aunt Ginny, being herself,with Uncle Lou, she was always involved in the family,loved her deviled eggs and fudged covered brownies,and her way of...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: A friend


Virginia "Ginny" Popp, age 87, of Perry, Ohio passed away Thursday, November 05, 2015 at Rae- Ann Geneva while surrounded by her loved ones. She was born April 14, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Roy Harold and Lucy (nee Cover) Cole. Ginny married Louis Popp in Thompson on June 24, 1950.

Ginny graduated Thompson High School and went to Kent State University to become a teacher. She was a teacher at Perry Elementary for 30 years and dearly loved her career and her students—and her students loved her, even today, she is still invited to all the weddings, showers, and graduations. Everybody that knew Ginny loved her.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Louis Popp; daughters, Judith A. Popp and Patricia L. (Mark) Quayle; grandchildren, Shannon L. (Chris) Wilson, Leslie A. Turner, Christy D. Starkweather, Tanya Underwood, Mark Quayle II, Katelyn Quayle; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Francis Griffin; brothers, Roy, Harold (Barbara), Cole, Jr.; many loved nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Dorothy Ferguson and Doris Dodge; brothers, James and Frank Cole; great-grandsons, Raymond, William and Christopher.

Friends will be received 11am – 1pm Tuesday, Nov.10, 2015 at The Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River Street, Madison. Funeral service will follow at 1pm. Ginny's grandson, Shannon Wilson, will be officiating. Final Resting Place is Perry Cemetery in Perry, Ohio.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44110-2602

Friends may leave condolences online at www.behmfuneral.com