Dion "Skip" Poupeney, 73, of Dayton, died Dec. 18, 2009, at home. He was born Jan. 29, 1936, to Dion and Georgiana Poupeney. His wife of 47 years, Helen Poupeney preceded him in death. Among his survivors are daughter Marie Poupeney; son Craig Poupeney; sister Lynne Ward; companion Patricia Cour; a niece and nephew; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Fitzhenry's Funeral Home, 3945 Fairview Drive, Carson City. Donations can be made to www.coastguardfoundation.org and click on the "Donate Now" button.