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William G. Koppinger


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William G. Koppinger Obituary
William G. Koppinger, 64, of Unadilla, NE, died Sunday Aug. 4, 2013. He was born October 29, 1948, in Benkelman, NE, to William Frank and Della Mae (Haines) Koppinger.
Bill retired from the U. S. Navy, where he was an air traffic controller and journalist. Bill was also a news anchorman in Oberlin, Kansas. He served as Executive Director of the Creede, Colorado/Mineral County Chamber of Commerce and was an Assistant Adjutant for the Nebraska American Legion. 
Family members include his wife, Karen (Sullivan) Koppinger; daughters, Glenda Koppinger, Dundalk, MD, Austyn (John) Horner, Beaver Crossing, NE; son, Dylan Koppinger, Unadilla, NE; sisters, Susan (Arlyn) Shineman, Littleton, CO, Sandy (Arkie) Moberly, Osborne, KS; mother, Della Mae Koppinger, Akron, CO. Bill was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, August 9, 2013, at Lincoln Berean Church, 6400 South 70th, with Pastor Bob Rice officiating. Burial will be held in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C. Memorials may go to Lincoln Berean Church. Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m., Thursday, August 8, 2013, with family greeting friends from 6-8 p.m., at Roper and Sons, 4300 'O' Street and one hour prior to service time at the church. Condolences may be given online at
roperandsons.com.
Published in Akron News-Reporter on Aug. 7, 2013
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