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Richard E. Koperski

Male 1930 - 1987  (56 years)


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  • Name Richard E. Koperski  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Born 22 December 1930  [3, 4
    Death Notice Mr. Richard E. Koperski, aged 56, of Grand Rapids, a Veteran of the Korean Conflict, passed away suddently Thursday, April 9, 1987. Surviving are his wife, Maureen; a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Tracey Koperski; his mother, Mrs. Winedda Koperski; brothers and sisters, Jack (Helen) Koperski, James Koperski, Robert (Diane) Koperski, Delores (Gordon) Skoboda, Patricia (Pete) Prouix, Mary Lou (Larry) Antecki, Betty Mae Fuchs, Janet (Vic) Sincock, Barbara (James) Braak, Rose (Ron) Jorgensen, Susanne Egin and Everett Jelsema; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bill and Katie Masters; several nieces and nephews. He was a member of St. James Church and the Elks Lodge, an employee of Lear Siegler Corp., for over 32 years. A Rosary Service will be held Friday at 7:30 pm. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 12:00 noon at St. James Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive visitors Thursday 7 to 9 and Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 at Arsulowicz Brothers Mortuary, West, 585 Stocking Ave. 
    Residence(s) 1940: 457 Atlantic Ave, Grand Rapids, Michigan  [5
    Died 9 April 1987  Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • death cert. 22373
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    Person ID I1890  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 June 2015 

    Father Eugene H. Koperski,   b. 12 June 1904, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 October 1977, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother 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  [6
    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  [7
    Family ID F1195  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Living 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Family ID F1198  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Found a Richard Koperski in the SS Death Index: #380-26-3478; (MI) b. 22 Dec 1930 d. Apr 1987 lp. 49504 (Comstock Park, Kent, MI)

      Served in the Army from 2 Aug 1951 to 8 Jul 1953

      TO DO: Find Richard Koperski in obituaries in GR Library.

  • Sources 
    1. [S258] Michigan Death Index, middle initial.

    2. [S328] Obituries, Richard E.

    3. [S8] Social Security Death Index.

    4. [S258] Michigan Death Index, viewed 16 March 1998.

    5. [S2567] .

    6. [S3093] .

    7. [S328] Obituries.



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