M. Kopko, age 83, of Ogden Dunes, formerly of Lorain, OH., passed away May
7, 2018. She attended Bishop Noll High School, Class of 1952. Gerrie worked
for First Federal Bank of Gary, where she met her husband, Tom. She was also
a librarian at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church for 20 years. She was a
loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed.
Gerrie was preceded
in death by her parents -- Richard and Josephine Welter; husband-Thomas A.
Kopko; infant son-Peter; brother-Charles Welter. She is survived by her
sons-Thomas R. (Barbara) Kopko of Chesterton, IN., Robert A. (Mary) Kopko of
Perrysburg, OH; grandchildren-Jack and Ben Kopko of Perrysburg, OH.; several
nieces and nephews.
Friend may visit
with Gerrie’s family on Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 4-8:00 p.m. at Burns
Funeral Home, 701 East 7th Street, Hobart, with a prayer service beginning
at 4:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held DIRECTLY on Friday, May
11th, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Francis Xavier Church, 2447 Putnam Street, Lake
Station, Rev. David W. Kime officiating. Interment at Chapel Lawn Memorial
Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gerrie’s memory to St.
Francis Xavier Church.