Doris M. Kaple

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414 E. Main Street New Washington OH 44854 8/28/2011 17:00:00

New Washington OH 44854 8/29/2011 11:00:00

Doris M. Kaple, age 87, resident of New Washington, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2011, in the Bucyrus Community Hospital. She was born on December 20, 1923, in New Washington to the late Roma and Nellie (Wechter) Alt and had been a life long New Washington resident. Mrs. Kaple was a homemaker and member of the St. Bernard’s Catholic Church where she was a member of the Rosary and Altar Society. In the past, Mrs. Kaple was also very active with the St. Vincent DePaul Society and volunteered as a Gray Lady at the Bucyrus Hospital.
Doris was a very devoted wife and mother whose greatest joy was her family. She looked forward to holidays and family get-togethers and spending time with grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her husband, her family and her faith meant everything to her.
She is survived by five daughters, Kathleen (Thomas) Dechant of Chagrin Falls, OH; Jean Wurm of New Washington; Christine (Mark) Yosick of New Washington; Sarah (Joseph) Nye of New Washington; and Teresa (David) Faeth of New Washington; two sons, Benedict (Marilyn) Kaple of Summerville, SC and Andrew (Janet) Kaple of New Washington; twenty-one grandchildren, Stefan Dechant; Sarah Augustine; Gregory Kaple; Daniel Kaple; Stephanie Kaple; Matt Kaple; Ted Kaple; Jessica Beskur; Jacqui Carver; Carly Burger; Claire Wurm; Anna O’Brien; Tonya Samuel; Josh Yosick; Christopher Nye; Laura Nye; Luke Nye; Rachael Nye; Nick Faeth; Zach Faeth; and Alexandra Faeth; eighteen great grandchildren, Cole and Emelie Dechant; Agatha, Beatrice and Henry Augustine; Charlotte Rae Kaple; Claire, Drew, Emma Kaple; Isabella Beskur; Ryan Carver; Gianna and Benjamin Samuel; Kellen and Reegan Burger; and Kathrine O’Brien, soon to be joined by twin O’Brien brother and sister; many extended relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James E. Kaple, on July 3, 2007; a son-in-law, Mark Wurm; a granddaughter, Emily Wurm; four brothers, Benjamin, Gerald, Leonard and Jerry Alt; and a sister, Kathryn Wenzlick.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 28, 2011, at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington, Ohio, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 11:00 AM at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in New Washington with Father Eric Culler officiating. Burial will follow in St. Bernard’s Catholic Cemetery in New Washington. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the National Kidney Foundation or the Alzhiemer’s Association. Online condolences can be made at


Ralph Briegel - Sep 11, 2011

It is with regret to hear of the loss of your mother. With deepest sympathy, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.
From: Ralph Briegel and family

Denise Orwick - Aug 28, 2011

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
Denise and Devon Orwick

Paul & Annabelle Riedel and family - Aug 27, 2011

Keeping you all in our prayers during this difficult time.

Dick and Lorna Ackerman and boys - Aug 26, 2011

So sorry for your loss…..your Mom and Dad and all of your family were very special to our family…
Our kids loved Santa Jim….
Please accept our thoughts and prayers…
Dick and Lorna Ackerman and family.

Ben and Janet Sutter and family - Aug 26, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Pam & Gene Marquart - Aug 26, 2011

With deepest sympathy, our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Robin Rae, Kidron and Kanann Wechter - Aug 26, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. I so enjoyed getting to know your parents when I enter the church. They were great teacher with inspiring words, prayers but mostly by the presence of Christ in them.