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Berta A.E. Kopp

Published: Thursday, May 2, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Berta A.E. Kopp

DIXON – Berta A.E. Kopp, 88, of Dixon, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Dixon Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born June 27, 1924, in Frankfurt, Germany, the daughter of August and Elizabeth (Fecher) Schmelz. She married Alfred J. Kopp on Aug. 28, 1948, in Frankfurt. He preceded her in death on Jan. 25, 1959. She had worked at Montgomery Ward, retiring in 1978. Berta enjoyed reading, crocheting, puzzles, and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by a daughter, Margaret (Michael) Parker of Dixon; a son, Bern (Sara) Kopp of Fredericksburg, Texas; and two grandchildren, Erica Kopp of Chicago and Ian Kopp of Springfield.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday and the funeral at noon Saturday at Jones Funeral Home in Dixon, with Sam Berard, deacon, officiating. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon.

Memorials have been established to Serenity Hospice & Home, Granny Rose Animal Shelter, and Dixon Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.

Visit www.thejonesfh.com to send condolences.

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