COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) -Family and friends are remembering Dan Kaepp of Coldwater, one of the first to hold the position of Branch County administrator. Kaepp, a Korean and Vietnam U.S. Army Veteran, passed away Monday at his home at age 74. Services are set for tomorrow at 2 pm at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Coldwater, where there will be visitation starting at 1 pm.
Kaepp moved to Coldwater in 1996 from Iron County, where he spent several years in county government as administrator and served on the Board of Education. He was Branch County administrator from 1996 through 97 and succeeded John Dean. It was Duke Anderson who followed Kaepp and then the current administrator Bud Norman took over in 2006.