Visitation10AM until the time of Mass Thursday, January 19 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Lake St. Croix Bearch
Funeral Services12 NOON Thursday, January 19 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Lake St. Croix Beach
Mary Alice Kopp, age 50 of Lakeland, partner with Kopp & Daughters Sign Service, died Tuesday January 10, 2012 after a brief illness. Mary was born on October 2, 1961 in St. Paul, Minnesota; the 4th daughter of Lyman George Jr. and Barbara E. (Husnik) Kopp. She was a 1979 graduate of Stillwater school systems and St. Paul Technical Institute sign painters apprenticeship program. Mary worked side by side with her dad Lyman, creating business signs or handmade Christmas presents. She had a fond respect for the outdoors; liked camping, chopping and cutting wood with her chainsaw and loved animals. She also enjoyed music from classical to the Doors and Pink Floyd, and played the piano.
She will remain in the hearts of her loving daughter Emily Rae Lobitz, parents Lyman George and Barbara Kopp, siblings Susan (Andy) Casillas, Cheryl Ann Kopp, Laura Kopp, Lyman George Kopp III, nieces and nephews Laura Kopp, Ana Casillas, Lyman George Kopp IV and many fine, fine friends and special pets Spike, Sugar and Two Marks. She is preceded in death by her sister Patricia (Brian) Kopp and brother-in-law Brian Horvath.
On Thursday January 19, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Lake St. Croix Beach, MN, visitation will be held from 10 AM to 12 PM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Noon with Fr. Jerry Keiser officiating. Memorials are preferred to the family. Services have been entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, Hudson, WI. www.oconnellfuneralhomes.com