Jerome "Jerry" Kopp

Kopp, Jerome "Jerry"

MCFARLAND/WAUNAKEE – Jerome "Jerry" Kopp, 64, Jerry passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021. He was born on Oct. 28, 1956, to Donavan and Catherine (Ruppert) Kopp. Jerry graduated from Waunakee High School. He worked for Body Shop Supply for many years before health problems caused an early departure.

Jerry enjoyed golfing and fishing and was an avid sports fan, especially cheering on the Packers and, like his father, the St. Louis Cardinals. He was a 35-year member of the McFarland Sons of the American Legion.

Jerry is survived by his siblings, James (Vicki) of New Jersey, Jane (Joe) Schneider of Waunakee, Nancy (Jim) Hellenbrand of Middleton, and Mary (Tom) Acker of Waunakee; along with many nieces, nephews, relatives and good friends

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents.

Jerry will be greatly missed by his family and friends. His family would like to thank his many good friends who were always there for Jerry throughout the years.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb. 26 at 11 a.m. at ST. JOHN'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 209 South St Waunakee. Monsignor James Gunn will officiate. The Mass will be livestreamed at and will be available in the future as well. Burial will take place in the church cemetery.

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Published by on Feb. 21, 2021.
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St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
209 South Street, Waunakee, Wisconsin 53597
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I'm so sorry for your loss. Byrd was always a lot of fun in school!!
Penny Fencl Butkus
February 22, 2021