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Eugene H. Koperski

Male 1904 - 1977  (73 years)


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  • Name Eugene H. Koperski 
    Gender Male 
    Born 12 June 1904  Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation City Of GR, Traffic Div.  [2
    Death Notice Grand Rapids Press, Thursday, October 6, 1977, p. 1F
    KOPERSKI--Eugene H. Koperski, 73 of 565 Valley Ave. NW passed away Wednesday at St. Mary’s Hospital after an extended illness. Surviving are the wife, Winedda (nee Jonkman); eight daughters, Mrs. Gordon (Delores) Skoboda, Mrs. Larry (Mary Lou) Antecki, Mrs. Janet Meeter, Mrs. James (Barbara) Braak, Mrs. Rose Marie Sharphorn, Mrs. Alan (Susanne) Agin all of Grand Rapids, Mrs. Peter (Patricia) Prouix of South Carolina, Mrs. Kenneth (Betty Mae) Tennis of Mt. Clemens; four sons, John E., Richard E., Robert W., of Grand Rapids, James E. of Tolodo, Ohio; 24 grandchildren; one great grandchild. Mr. Koperski was a retired employee of the City of Grand Rapids in the Traffic Division. Funeral Mass will be Saturday morning at 10 o’clock in St. James Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Mr. Koperski reposes at the Shawmut Hills Funeral Home, 2120 Lake Michigan Dr. NW, where the rosary will be recited Friday evening at 7 o’clock. Friends may meet the family Thursday 7 to 9. Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Arrangements by Chester L. Derezinski.  [3
    Residence(s) 1910: 215 Sixth St, Grand Rapids, Michigan
    1930: 1049 Eleventh, Grand Rapid, Michigan
    1940: 457 Atlantic Ave, Grand Rapids, Michigan  [4, 5, 6
    Died 5 October 1977  Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 8
    • death cert. 57812, St. Mary’s Hospital
    Buried Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Holy Cross Cemetery
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    Person ID I1886  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 August 2015 

    Father Peter P. Koperski,   b. 21 April 1879, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 March 1961, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Helen Pauline Kronke,   b. 5 August 1880, Hopkins, Allegan Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 January 1945, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 3 February 1904  Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    Residence(s) 1910: 215 Sixth St, Grand Rapids, Michigan  [4
    Family ID F2494  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Winedda Jonkman,   b. 1 April 1909, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 December 1988, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 7 July 1928  Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Divorced 5 July 1929  Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence(s) 1977: 565 Valley Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI  [12
    Children 
     1. John Edward (Jack) Koperski,   b. 27 December 1925,   d. 14 July 2004, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Dolores Ruth Koperski,   b. 9 August 1928, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 August 2011, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +3. Richard E. Koperski,   b. 22 December 1930,   d. 9 April 1987, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +4. Mary Lou Koperski,   b. 6 September 1935, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 June 1987, East Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
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    Family ID F1195  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • March 23, 1911, Grand Rapids Press: Eugene Koperski is ill with bronchitis at his home, 118 Muskegon street.

  • Sources 
    1. [S258] Michigan Death Index, viewed 16 March 1998.

    2. [S328] Obituries, City of GR, Traffic Div.

    3. [S1533] .

    4. [S1196] .

    5. [S2568] .

    6. [S2567] .

    7. [S8] Social Security Death Index.

    8. [S328] Obituries, St. Mary’s Hospital.

    9. [S328] Obituries, Holy Cross Cemetery.

    10. [S1738] .

    11. [S3093] .

    12. [S328] Obituries.



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