Obit: Kopp, Eric R. (1912 - 1963)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Kopp, Marks, Kuhl, Schwarze, Johnson, Kuphal, Larson, Reck, Drost, Jochum, Pietenpol, Volz, Bauer, Bird, Dankemyer, Hubing, Schnabel, Raine, Holub, Wetzel, Lindloff


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 10, 1963


Kopp, Eric R. (19 May 1912 - 8 October 1963)


Eric Kopp, 51, of 504 West 7th Street, died Tuesday.  He had been a hospital patient for two weeks.  Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville.  The Rev. Norman W. Lindloff will officiate and burial will be made in the Neillsville Cemetery. The Georgas Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 17, 1963


Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon from St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church for Eric R. Kopp, 51, of Neillsville, who died here October 8.  The Rev. Norman W. Lindloff officiated. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.


Mr. Kopp was born May 19, 1912, in Clark County.  He was the son of Ferdinand Kopp and the late Amelia Marks. He attended rural schools of the county and following his marriage to the former Lavern Kuhl on October 14, 1943, in Neillsville, the couple farmed in the Town of Levis. They moved to Neillsville in 1946.  He was employed at the Neillsville Milk Products Cooperative at the time of his death.


He was a member of the St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.


Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Norma Jean, at home; his father, Ferdinand Kopp of Marshfield; a sister, Mrs. Theodore (Hattie) Schwarze of Marshfield; two brothers, William of Cambridge, and Albert Marks of Neillsville.


Pallbearers were: Gerald Dankemyer, Anton Hubing, Russell L. Schnabel, Darrell Raine, Ed Holub and Ray Wetzel.


The seventh and eighth grade school children of St. John’s Lutheran school sang, "Rock of Ages" and "I’m But a Stranger Here," accompanied by Victor Lehman.


Out of town people here for the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Norman Kuhl, and Bonnie of Menomonee Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Kopp, Mrs. Hattie Schwarze and Judy Schwarze of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. William Kopp of Cambridge; Mrs. Clifford L. Johnson of Marshall; Mr. and Mrs. William Kuphal of Evansville; Mr. and Mrs. Dill Schwarze of Madison; Mrs. Bertha Larson, Mr. and Mrs. (blotch) Meihack, Mr. and Mrs. Fred R. Reck of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. John Drost and Mrs. Augusta Jochum of Phillips; Mr. and Mrs. Harland Kuhl and Bernard Pietenpol of Granton; Mr. and Mrs. George Volz and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Volz of Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bauer of Palatine, Ill.; Mrs. Marie Bird of Chicago, Ill.; and Miss Pearl Kuhl of Eau Claire.



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel