12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday August 8, 2019 at
Veail Chapel in Steenbergen Cemetery
2 p.m. Thursday at Veail Chapel
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, Mount Pulaski
Betty Sue “Susie” Copeland, 67,
passed away at her home on August 5, 2019.
Susie was born on September 27, 1951 in Springfield,
daughter of John Samson and Margaret “Betty” McLean.
She married Michael Copeland on July 6, 1974 in
Springfield. He survives her.
Also surviving are her children: Andy Copeland of
Mount Pulaski, Jason (Kimberly) Copeland of Nevada,
IA, and Kelly (Brad) Lowery of Lincoln; one sister:
Linda (Tom) Vehovc; four grandchildren: Addison
Copeland, Isabelle Copeland, Marcus Lowery, and
Cedric Lowery. She was preceded in death by her
Susie worked as a mental health technician for
Lincoln Developmental Center for 15 years and at
McFarland Mental Health Center in Springfield.
Susie was a member of Mount Pulaski
Christian Church. She enjoyed gardening, her dogs,
and loved spending time with her family especially
Services for Susie will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday August
8, 2019 at Veail Chapel in Steenbergen Cemetery with
Mark Weber officiating. Visitation will be held from
12:30-2:00 p.m. prior to service. Burial will follow
the service at Steenbergen Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in Susie’s name to her family.
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount
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