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Patty Jean Koppel

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Koppel, Patty Jean Age 79, of Minneapolis, formerly of Milwaukee. Passed away peacefully on March 26, 2014. Preceded in death by husband of 40 years, Henry Charles; parents, Roy and Minnie Skewes; siblings, Clare, Willis, Glenn, Ruth. Survived by daughters, Judy (Robert) Dahl, Sandra, Susie (Joe) Koppel-Palmer; grandchildren, Angela and Monica Dahl, Carson Koppel, Grace, Roy, and Cyrus Palmer; sister, Shirley (Dick) Holder and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Patty was born and raised in Imperial, NE, graduated from Colorado Women's College, and met Hank in Los Alamos, where she worked as an ad copywriter for a radio station. She and Hank moved to Kansas City, MO, and then to Milwaukee, where they raised their family, enjoyed attending the opera and the theater, and traveled extensively, including cruises in Norway and Alaska. Patty volunteered with teen mothers, studied photography, sewed, knitted, was a gourmet cook, and a much-loved wife, mom, grandma, aunt, and friend. She most recently lived in Minneapolis. A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 4, 2014, at 1PM, at BRADSHAW (McDivitt-Hauge), 3131 Minnehaha Ave., S., Minneapolis with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, Milwaukee. Memorials preferred to , , or Southern Poverty Law Center. Bradshaw 612-724-3621
Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Mar. 30, 2014
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