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Mary Copeland, 81, formerly of Fox Lake

January 29, 2019 GMT

Mary Ann Copeland, 81, Theresa, formerly of Fox Lake, passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at her home.

A graveside service at Annunciation Cemetery in Fox Lake will be held at a later date.

Mary was born the daughter of Frank and Florence (Gauthier) Recha in Rhinelander. She was united in marriage to Leon Copeland on March 2, 1957. She had worked as a social service aide until retirement. She was a member at Annunciation Parish in Fox Lake where she was the past church organist and choir director.

Mary is survived by her children, Carey (Kristin) Copeland, Dennis (Robin) Copeland, Catherine Schmitz, Pam (David) Velguth, and Michelle (Bill Weisensel) Copeland; her siblings, Frank Recha, Helen Pratt, Michael Recha, Kathy Moser, Phillip Recha, Daniel Recha; her 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by parents; husband, Leon; and sons, Alan, Patrick, and Christopher.

Thank you to Hillside Hospice and a special thank you to Michelle and Bill who welcomed Mary into their loving home and took wonderful care of Mary the last two years.

Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville is serving the family. For online condolences and other information, visit KoepsellFH.com.