Obituary: Donald L. Pepper


Donald L. Pepper, Carmel, died Aug. 19 surrounded by his wife and friends. He was born in Chicago on Jan. 31, 1936 and was a lifelong Cubbie fan. He owned Pepper Heating and Air and retired in 2007 but still continued to work part-time with his son.

Don is survived by his wife, Beverly, children Robert (Janis) Pepper and Janice (Mark) Castle, step-children Cheryl (Jim) Colver, Kim Ware, Jennifer Mitchell, Steven (Nikki) Groll, Karen Davis and Kathy (Dean) Solger, 23 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren, siblings Judy Sowers of Carmel and Jim Pepper of Naples, Fla., and several other family members.

A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m.  Aug. 30 at Indiana Funeral Care, Harry W Moore Chapel, 8151 Allisonville Rd. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until service time. Online condolences may be made at


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