July 29, 1958 — Dec. 31, 2018

Chester Allen Poppenhouse was born in Litchfield, Illinois, on July 29, 1958, to Carl and Flora (Emmons) Poppenhouse. Litchfield was where Chester spent his formative years, attending and graduating from Litchfield High School with the class of 1977.

Chester enlisted in the Army and served his country honorably for four years.

In 1985, he married Cheries Elaine Page, but they later divorced. Chester ended up moving to Astoria in 2006.

Chester entered into rest on Dec. 31, 2018, at the age of 60. Chester was preceded in death by his father, Carl Lee Poppenhouse; and his brothers, Stephen Kelly Poppenhouse and Michael Lee Poppenhouse.

He is survived by his mother, Flora Poppenhouse; a sister, Cecelia Pitchfork, of Astoria, Oregon; a daughter, Tricia Swafford, of Decatur, Illinois; and a stepson, Corie, of Portland, Oregon.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Hughes-Ransom Mortuaries & Crematory in Astoria. No funeral services are planned at this time.

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