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Edith Koporetz

March 30, 1941 — January 21, 2022

Edith Louise (Kopydlowski) Koporetz, 80, of Phillips, WI, was taken home to be with our Lord after a brief battle with an illness on January 21, 2022, at her home, surrounded by family. Edith was born on March 30, 1941, to Roman and Johanna (Klose) Kopydlowski in Milwaukee, WI.
She attended St Paul's Catholic school and married Edward John Koporetz on June 24, 1957, in Milwaukee, WI. After her children started school, she attended Sacred Heart School of Practical Nursing where she became a Licensed Practical Nurse. Spending much of her nursing career at the Park Falls hospital, Edith was passionate about being an LPN and loved the people she worked with. Edith enjoyed spending her free time fishing, sewing, knitting, crocheting, playing board games with her family, and watching the Packers. The candy dish was always full when her grandchildren and great-grandchildren came to visit.
She is survived by her sons, Thomas (Gail) of Richland MI, Tod (Brenda) of Milwaukee WI, Terrence (Julie Pryes) of Phillips, WI; grandchildren Stephanie Schwartzman, Crystal Erdman, Jessica Frazier, Rachel Roberts, Samantha Koporetz, Nathan Riddle, Rob Riddle, Jeremy Riddle, Adam Riddle, and Amanda Riddle; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Edith was proceeded in death by her husband, daughter Tammy (Koporetz) Erdman, grandson Jon Koporetz, brother Thomas Kopydlowski and sister Helen (Carol) Kopydlowski.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on January 26, 2022, at the Heindl Funeral Home, 304 North Avon Avenue, Phillips, WI, 54555 with Father Bill Radant officiating. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to the start of Service. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Flambeau Home Hospice of Park Falls, WI.

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

1:30 - 2:30 pm

Heindl Funeral Home - Phillips Location

284 Chestnut St, Phillips, WI 54555

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