10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at Zion
Lutheran Church in Mount Pulaski.
11 a.m. Tuesday at the church
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, Mount Pulaski
Carl Kopatz, 95, of Mount Pulaski passed away at
2:20 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at Memorial
Medical Center in Springfield.
Carl was born on November 5, 1921 in Springfield,
the son of John and Anna (Remack) Kopatz. Carl
married Bernice Hamilton in 1949. She preceded him
in death in 1963. He later married Betty Aderman on
June 18, 1966 in Springfield. She survives in Mount
Carl is also survived by his son, Rev. Dr. Perry
Kopatz of Glendale, AZ; his brother, Arthur Kopatz
of Torrance, CA; his grandchildren, Christine Kopatz
of Scottsdale, AZ, and Jeremy (Krystal) Kopatz of
San Tan Valley, AZ; his great-grandchildren, Peyton
Rose Kopatz and Ryden Quinn Kopatz.
Carl proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He
retired from the U.S. Postal Service; and retired
from the State of Illinois Retirement System. Carl
was member of Zion Lutheran Church in Mount Pulaski.
Services for Carl will be held at 11:00 a.m. on
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 with one hour visitation
prior to services (10:00-11:00 a.m.) at Zion
Lutheran Church in Mount Pulaski, with Rev. Jonathan
Buescher officiating. Burial will follow at Oak
Ridge Cemetery in Springfield.
Memorial donations may be made in Carl’s name to
Zion Lutheran Church in Mount Pulaski.
Services have been entrusted to
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mount Pulaski.
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