Katherine L. Kopp

July 6, 1935-February 24, 2019

POCAHONTAS, Ill. — Katherine L. "Katie" Kopp, age 83 of Pocahontas, Illinois, died Sunday, February 24, 2019, at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in O'Fallon, Illinois. 

She was born on Saturday, July 6, 1935, in Moline, the daughter of Oliver and Alice (nee Appel) Terry.

She was a member of Highland Hope United Methodist Church, Highland, Illinois.

She was born at Moline, grew up in Muscatine, Iowa, and graduated from Muscatine High School. She lived in California; Burlington; Cedar Rapids; and Florissant, Missouri, until moving to Pocahontas in 2006. She met her long- time significant other Mike "Honey" in 1988. She worked many years at Christian North West Hospital as an EKG technician and as a dietitian. She enjoyed tending to her flowers in her garden, watching the St. Louis Cardinals baseball games, socializing with her church family and collecting angels, owls and butterflies.

Survivors include:

Son - Gregory W. "Gregg" (Nancy) Kopp, Highland, Illinois

Son - Kevin D. (Sandra) Kopp, Lake Saint Louis, Missouri

Son - Kendall G. Kopp, Foley, Missouri

Grandchild - Adam G. Kopp, Normal, Illinois

Grandchild - Alexandra D. (Jared) Schmitz, Highland, Illinois

Grandchild - Madison D. Kopp, Lake Saint Louis, Missouri

Sister - Delores Vance, Paris, Illinois

Sister - Mabel L. Terry, Muscatine, Iowa

Caregiver and Friend - Thomas McAndrews, Pocahontas, Illinois

Special Friend - Sandy Blaylock, Highland, Illinois

She was preceded in death by:

Father - Oliver S. Terry

Mother - Alice L. Terry, nee Appel

Foster Father - Robert H. "Bob" Hahn

Foster Mother - June Hahn

Infant Son - Daniel Robert Kopp

Significant Other - Michael J. "Honey" Czajkowski - Died 9/17/2015

Sister - Marjorie Kullerstrand

Sister - Mary F. Kennedy

Brother - Edwin C. Terry

Brother - William O. Terry.

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.

Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, and from 10-11 a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019, at Highland Hope United Methodist Church in Highland.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019, at Highland Hope United Methodist Church in Highland, with Rev. Dr. Beverly Wilkes Null, pastor, officiating.

Interment will be at Highland City Cemetery in Highland.

Memorial contributions may be made to Missouri Botanical Garden or Highland Hope United Methodist Church.

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