Elaine Marie Copus (1916 - 2018)

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Elaine Marie Copus entered into eternal rest on May 24, 2018, at Mercy Home 3 in Winchester, CA. She was born on July 28, 1916 in Sioux City, Iowa, the oldest child of William and Edna Wilson. She married Thomas Henry Copus, her high school sweetheart, on March 28, 1937. Elaine and Tom were married 54 years before his passing in 1991. They relocated to south Sacramento in 1953. Elaine worked for Sacramento County for many years in the District Attorney's Office before her retirement in 1978. They were active members of Our Savior Lutheran Church. After her husband's death Elaine relocated to southern California to be closer to her son and his family. Elaine is survived by her only son William, who resides with his wife Patricia in Winchester, California. She had three grandchildren, Thomas Copus of Bloomsburg, PA, and David Copus and Susanne Mata of Winchester, CA. Elaine was also blessed with two great granddaughters and four great grandsons, and one great great granddaughter. Elaine's ashes will be placed next to her husbands at East Lawn Memorial Park, 43rd Street and Folsom Blvd, at 11:00 AM on June 13, 2018. The family requests that in lieu of flowers a donation in her name be made to either The National Alzheimer's Society or The National MS Society.
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East Lawn Memorial Parks and Mortuaries
43rd Street and Folsom Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 732-2000
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Published in The Sacramento Bee from June 11 to June 12, 2018