Obit: Kopecky, Frank (1910 – 1967)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Kopecky, Kosic, Robinson, Lankford, Waltman, Hendrickson, Halla

----Source: The Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 06 July 1967

Kopecky, Frank (08 July 1910 – 02 July 1967)

Services were held for Frank Kopecky, 57, Riplinger, on Saturday, July 2, at the Loyal Methodist Church. He died at 3:45 p/m/Wednesday, June 28, at Memorial Hospital, Neillsville of a heart condition.

The Rev. Sutherland of Unity officiated and he was assisted by Rev. Lelan Shaw of the Loyal Methodist church. Burial was made in the St. Stephen’s Lutheran Cemetery at New Lisbon. The MyreFuneral Home of Loyal was in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Kopecky was born Jun 8, 1910, at Lockport, Illinois and married May 12, 1934, to Ann Kosic in Chicago. After their marriage the couple lived in Chicago for 10 years, then moved to Clark County where they farmed for six years.

They operated a general store at Camp Douglas for five years, then made their home at Lyndon Station until 1959 when they came to Riplinger where they operated Frank and Ann’s Bar.

Pallbearers were Orland Scheer, Roy Hardrath, Gordon Ewald, Art Kuester, Gaylon Hardrath and Woodrow Schmutzler, Sr.

Mrs. Byron Zepplin was the organist and Mrs. Duane Neumann the soloist. She sang “Under His Wings” and “Beyond The Sunset.”

In addition to his wife he is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Richard (Betty) Robinson, Lakeland, Florida: Mrs. William (Frances) Lankford, St. Cloud, Minnesota; Mrs. John (Beryl) Waltman, Wisconsin Rapids; Mrs. Wayne (Donna) Hendrickson, Unity; and Linda at home; four half sisters and his mother, Mrs. Anna Halia, Chicago, Illinois; and twelve grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a infant daughter and his father in 1965.


----Source: Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997

Frank J Kopecky
Death Date: 28 Jun 1967
Event Place: Neillsville, Wisconsin
Residence Place: Wisconsin
Male, Age: 57
Certificate Number: 016624




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