CRYSTAL LAKE - LaMont E. Koppen, 78, of Crystal Lake died Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM on Friday, May 11, 2012 at Petersen Lund Funeral Home, 505 N. Clark Street, Forest City, Iowa with Pastor Jon Rollefson officiating. Burial will be at Crystal Township Cemetery in Crystal Lake.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 - 7:00 PM Thursday, May 10th at
Petersen Lund Funeral Home, 505 N. Clark Street, Forest City, Iowa.
The family requests memorials go to the LaMont Koppen Burial Fund.
LaMont Earl Koppen was born in Bancroft, Ia May 23, 1933 to Andrew and
Zada (Cayler) Koppen. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church in Leland. He lived most of his life in north Iowa and was in the U.S. Army.
He was married on December 23, 1974 to Vicki Jo Brown in South Dakota
and they made their home in Crystal Lake, Iowa. He worked for the railroad and then started farming. He worked for Winnebago from 1970 to 1993, when he retired to be with his wife through her illness. He loved to fish with his kids and to work on old cars.
LaMont is survived by his wife Vickie; his children, Cheri Lynn (Tom)
Larson of Titonka, Ia; Randy Koppen, Leland, Iowa and Larry (Sylvia) Koppen of Arizona; 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters Alvena (LeRoy)Ennen of Lone Rock, Ia; Gloria Lampe of Hubbard, Ia and Carmala of California; 1 brother, Dick Koppen of California; 1 half-brother Albert Koppen of West Port, Mn and 2 foster brothers, Morris (Alice) Ruby of Clear Lake and Todd (Bonnie) Ruby of Leland.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his foster parents, a brother Bob Koppen and a foster brother Kenny Ruby.
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Date and time
Thursday, May 10, 2012
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Petersen Lund Funeral Home 505 North Clark St. Forest City, Iowa 50436