Monday, April 5, 2010
Viola Ruth Kopel nee Koepke, beloved Mom, Grandma and Great Grandma, formerly of Bemidji, age 91, passed away March 29, 2010. Preceded in death by her husband, Walter; and brother, Stanley. Survived by children, Jean (Don) Ristow, Dick (June) Kopel and Bonnie (Eric) Hargesheimer; 8 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Saturday, April 10th at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church, 4741 Bald Eagle Ave., White Bear Lake with visitation 1 hr prior to the Mass at church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Bemidji. A special thank you to the loving staff at Cerenity Care Center. Memorials preferred to Cerenity Care Center-Oak Crossing. Mueller Memorial Lake Chapel.