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Robert John Koopal

February 1, 1943 September 29, 2017
Robert John Koopal
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Obituary for Robert John Koopal

Robert John Koopal, 74, of Americus died Friday, September 29, 2017 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. A native of Platte, South Dakota, he was born February 1, 1943 to the late Martin Koopal and Elizabeth Kegel Koopal. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Americus. Mr. Koopal was a hard-working man and devoted to his family; he loved his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He was an avid pheasant hunter and enjoyed going back to South Dakota to hunt with members of his family.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 2, 2017 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Americus. Rev. Keith Parks will officiate the service. The family may be contacted at the Koopal residence, 176 Pheasant Dr. in Americus.

Survivors include his wife of fifty-five years, Ruth Koopal of Americus; a daughter, Sandra Lynn Koopal of Americus; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert Dwight Koopal and Gloria of Americus; a sister and brother-in-law, Kathleen and Donald Menning of Corsica, SD; and a brother, Sherman Koopal of Platte, SD. Also surviving are two grandchildren: Emily and Justin Smith of Plains, and Will Koopal of Phoenix, AZ; and two great-grandchildren: Olivia Smith and Davis Smith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Cecil Koopal.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 323, Americus, Ga 31709.

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of these arrangements.

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10:00 AM 10/2/2017 10:00:00 AM
Sunset Memorial Gardens

120 Upper River Rd
Americus, GA 31709

Sunset Memorial Gardens
120 Upper River Rd Americus 31709 GA
United States

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Sunset Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

120 Upper River Rd
Americus, GA 31709

120 Upper River Rd Americus 31709 GA
United States

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