Alphonse Peter Kopp, (formerly of Odessa and Tyvan), late of Weyburn, SK, lived a full life to age 94 years and one month. Al passed away on January 19, 2021.
He was predeceased by his parents, Elizabeth (Klotz) and Florian Kopp; his wife Angelina (Mireau); by her parents, Christina (Jacobs) and Aloysius Mireau; his daughter Linda Kopp; oldest sister Pauline Schwartz; his oldest brother Michael; brothers-in-law: Joe Markel, Adam Schwartz, Joe Cwynar, Richard Matt, Dick Cann, Tony, Allan, Ed, George Mireau, Leonard Gill; sisters-in-law: Marie Gill, Mary Mireau, Doreen Mireau, Marlene Mireau, Edna Mireau, Minnie Kopp and Marlene Kopp.
Alphonse will be missed by his children: Ken Kopp of Tyvan; Donna (Lionel Wanner) of Goodwater; Brenda Skiba (Marvin Glab) of Regina and Anita (Mike Snider) of Weyburn; Al’s grandchildren: Kevin Wanner (Marie Ballenas) of Weyburn and their children Ainsley, Acacia, Evianne, Deacon, Beckham; Terrance Wanner (Jessica Botkin) of Regina and their daughter Kiara; Michelle (Jacob Johnson) of Duncan Oklahoma and their children Jake, Pierce, Kaitlyn, Zeke; Clayton Skiba (Heather Harrison) of Regina and their children Karson and Matthew; Danny Skiba (Valerie DeBruyne) of Regina and their children Hanna, Brooke and Easton; Taylor Snider and Tristan Snider(Justine Schlacter) of Weyburn, Ginger (Seth Peterson) and their children Ruth and Bjorn; Jacob Michaelchuk (Katie Goetz) and their children Anna, Abbot, Zeno and Zoe;brothers George Kopp of Regina, John Kopp of Calgary; sisters Flora (Kopp) and her husband Ben Gruber of Regina, Irene (Kopp) Cwynar of Regina, Beatrice (Kopp) Markel of Calgary AB, sisters-in-law Hazel Matt of Saskatoon, Sandy Cann of Prince George BC., Muriel Kopp of Indian Head; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Prayers were held Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. from RD Family Funeral Chapel, Weyburn, SK.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, Weyburn, SK with Fr. Francis Plaparampil celebrant. Interment followed at Hillcrest Cemetery, Weyburn, SK.
On behalf of Alphonse’s family, a very big “Thank You” to the doctors and staff at the Weyburn General Hospital, especially Dr. J. Warren, Dr. A. Lenferna, Dr. J. Oberkirsch and all attending staff. To each of you, your kindness and compassionate care of Alphonse during his short illness was such a great comfort and support for him and his family. Also, a special thank you to Father Francis Plaparampil, RD Family Funeral Chapel, Lionel, Mike, Taylor and Tristan for the many trips to run grandpa’s short notice errands. We would like to thank each and everyone of you for your friendship of yesterday and years gone by. He is at peace now.
Due to Covid 19 restrictions, we all must abide by the province of Saskatchewan’s restrictions on public gatherings by limiting the number of people attending the service to 30 people.
For those wishing to join the family, please follow the live stream video for the prayers and Mass of Christian Burial by opening Alphonse’s memorial page on RD Family Funeral Chapel’s website starting at the specified times.
For family and friends so wishing, charitable donations in memory of Alphonse may be made to STARS Air Ambulance, 2640 Airport Road, Regina, SK, S4W 1A3 or the Weyburn & District Hospital Foundation, Box 1416, Weyburn, SK, S4H 3J9.
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