The Ottumwa Courier

April 26, 2013

Ruby Kopp


Ottumwa Courier

OTTUMWA — Ruby Anna Marie Kopp, 51, of 1219 West St., died April 25, 2013, at her home.

She was born Aug. 29, 1961, in Ottumwa to Charles R. and Leona Elizabeth Taylor Kopp.

A 1980 graduate of Ottumwa High School, Ruby had worked in janitor service at Fairfield High School and as a cook at Parkview Care Center in Fairfield. She also worked at Prairie Hills in Ottumwa and at Cargill.

Ruby loved craft work, especially making jewelry. She enjoyed walking and nature.

Surviving is a sister, Millie (Fred) Vroegh of Eldon; three brothers, Orval “Butch” (Caryle) Kopp and Carl (Carol) Kopp, both of Douds, and Mike Kopp (Sherry Freeman) of Ottumwa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Pam Reaves; three brothers, Charles Freddie Kopp, Terry Lee Kopp and Daniel Ross Kopp.

Her body has been cremated.

Graveside services and inurnment will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Shaul Cemetery with Pastor Randy Saylor officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jubilee Bible Church.

Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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