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Scott Nepple

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Scott Nepple, 48, of Carroll, died early Sunday morning, Oct. 3, 2021, at Unity Point Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8, at St. John Paul II Catholic Parish-Holy Spirit Church in Carroll. The celebrant will be Father Kevin Richter. Concelebrant will be Father Merlin Schrad. Music will be by Kathy Halbur and Kathleen Macke. Lector will be Jean Lampe. Gift bearers will be Margo Rogers, Ethan Nepple, Aida Nepple and Kyler Nepple. Casket bearers will be Brad Addison, Randal Rogers, Matt Hofbauer, Bill Wiederien, Ron Wiederien and Don Golwitzer. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Carroll.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll and 9:30-10:15 a.m. Friday at Holy Spirit Church.

Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll, and online condolences may be left for Scott’s family at

Born on Sept. 4, 1973, in Carroll, Iowa, Scott was a son of Donald and Beverly (Wiederien) Nepple. He grew up in Carroll and was a 1992 graduate of Kuemper Catholic High School. Following his schooling Scott held various jobs in Carroll, later going to work for Opportunity Living in Lake City where he was employed for over 18 years. He thoroughly loved his job there and working with all the staff and residents.

On Aug. 2, 2003, Scott married Delores Mentzer at Holy Spirit Church in Carroll. The couple made their home in Carroll and later moved to Lake City. In recent years, Scott and Delores welcomed three foreign exchange students into their home: Linda Leonhard, Irene Kober and Makiko Ishikana.

Scott enjoyed playing cards, grilling, and smoking food and was an avid Iowa Hawkeyes and Chicago Cubs fan. He loved his family, especially teasing all his nieces and nephews.

Scott is survived by his wife: Delores, of Lake City; his parents: Don and Bev Nepple, of Carroll; his sister: Michelle (Chris) Mount, of Omaha; his brother: Kevin Nepple, of Carroll; his stepfather: David Mohr; his sister-in-law Marcia Simons of Lake City; his brother-in-law Randal Rogers of Lake City; Delores’ stepsisters: Crystal Rice and Amber Hoyt; Delores’ stepbrothers: Davey Mohr and Matt Mohr; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law: Jan Mohr; his father-in-law: George Mentzer; his sister-in-law Shawna Nepple; and his brother-in-law John Simons.

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