Pamela “Pam” J. Kepler, age 76, of Dalton, NE passed away in Bridgeport, NE on Sunday, March 3, 2024. A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at Messiah Lutheran Church in Broadwater, NE with PMA Bev Adam officiating.  Burial will follow at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Broadwater, NE.  Services will be recorded and available for later viewing on the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel website. Memorials will be for Messiah Lutheran Church. 

     Friends may stop at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel on Friday from 1-6:00 P.M. to leave condolences for the family. 

     You may view Pam’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at www.gehrigstittchapel.com.  Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Pam’s care and funeral arrangements.

     Pam was born on March 8th, 1947 in Alliance, NE to Milo Woods and N. Darlyne (Marsh) Woods. She was the 2nd kid of 5. Siblings: David Woods, Charles Koozer, Deborah D. Koozer, Lucinda (Koozer) Gerhold, Janet (Koozer) Grimes. Pam attended Alliance High School. She met the love of her life, Gerald Kepler. They were joined in marriage on November 24th, 1965 where they have been married for over 58 years. 

     Pam is a prestigious member of her communities and faithfully served them over the years. Between Broadwater and Dalton, Pam worked for the US Postal Service for over 20 years. She loved her job very much. She loved talking with members of the community each and every day. She was also a part of the Broadwater Fire Department for over 30 years. As well as serving as a volunteer EMT for over 20 years. She ran Kep’s general store and Kep’s Cafe for 6 years where the family worked together. She worked for Phillips Feed yard in Lisco for almost 10 years as a bookkeeper. She was extremely hard working, working for the majority of her life. 

     She was also very involved in community events such as Broadwater days. She loved to help organize the event as well as many other events where the community would gather. Her loyalty and dedication will be missed in her community. 

     Pam enjoyed playing cards, specifically pitch and 31, against her family. Her love for cards turned into love for gambling on the slot machines where she loved to show how “lucky” she was. She enjoyed shopping. You would rarely see Pam walking out of a store empty handed. More importantly, Pam loved to support her kids and grandkids in their activities. Her pride beamed for her family. Her family was her life. She always made sure there was an abundance of food prepared for them whether it was a holiday or a random occasion. She was servant-hearted and wanted the people she loved to be loved and provided for. 

     She was a faithful Christian and member of The Messiah Lutheran Church in Broadwater. She was a faithful servant to the Lord throughout her life. 

     Pam is survived by her husband, Gerald Kepler, son and daughter in law Shawn and Kelly Kepler, of Fairgrove, MO, son and daughter in law Shane and Melissa Kepler of Denton, NE, daughter and son in law Shellee and Rick Maginness of Manhattan, KS. Grandchildren Kayla (Kepler) and Derek Daniels and Danielle Kepler, Chance Maginness, Tony Maginness, Jacquelyn (Kepler) and Martin Schildt, Cole and Lauren Kepler, Hannah Kepler, and Bo Kepler, great-grandson Kepler Daniels, and she was looking forward to two additional great-grandchildren this Spring. She is also survived by many additional extended family members. 

     Pam is preceded in death by her father Milo Woods, mother and step-father N. Darlyne and George Koozer, sister Deborah D. Koozer, grandparents, and grandson Jacob Kepler.