Gwen Doppler, age 94, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 4th, 2021, in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late Wilbur and Evelyn Kent. Gwen attended UCLA and then the University of Illinois where she graduated in 1949 with a degree in Art. Gwen taught art to elementary students in both Chicago and Cincinnati after graduation from college.
After her first marriage, she was remarried in 1969 to William Doppler of Cincinnati, Ohio. Bill was the love of her life and they spent 43 wonderful years together before Bill’s passing in 2012.
Gwen was passionate about art and was an avid painter all of her life. The Doppler home was filled with Gwen’s vibrant paintings as well as the work of other artists. Gwen also loved gardening and creating colorful silk flower arrangements.
Gwen is survived by sons Kirk (Sue), Drew (Gwen), Blake, stepson Greg (Julie), stepdaughters, Dori (Chip), and Traci (Gahlen). Gwen was grandmother to 12 and great grandmother to 4. Gwen was preceded in death by her husband William, daughter Darcy, and brother Wilbur.
Gwen’s zest for life, quick wit, and her cheerful outlook endeared her to many. She will be greatly missed.
Due to COVID-19, a private family only gathering will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the Disabled American Veterans at https://www.dav.org/ or the World Wildlife Fund at https://www.worldwildlife.org/.