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Elizabeth Risk Baker Copple
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1877
Lewis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 28, 1965
Phillips County
Montana, USA

Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Copple, 88, who died Sept. 28 at hte Malta hospital, were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Elim Lutheran Church with Rev. Johnson officiating. Burial was in the Malta cemetery. Pallbearers at the services were John Smith, Bill Ashby, Byron Bebee, Doug Thomson, Otis Erdahl and Alfred Vanek. Art Christofferson, accompanied by Mrs. Ray Johnson, sang "Old Rugged Cross" and "Whiter Than Snow".

Elizabeth Risk Copple was born Aug 29, 1877, at Williamstown, Missouri, to Ed and Annie Baker, one of 13 children. While she was still a baby her parents moved to Kansas. In 1897 she married John Wesley Copple in Kansas. Six children were born to this union.

Copple came to Montana in 1913 to homestead and she and the family joined him one year later. Four more children were born here. Later they moved to Bowdoin where they lived five years. They moved to Black Coulee where they lived for 12 years before coming to Malta in 1937 where she made her home until the time of her death.

Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Jess (Alta) Hoke of Roundup, Mrs. Opal Lush and Mrs. Clarence (Joyce) Olson of Malta, Mrs. Ruth Ames of Sparks, Nevada; two sons, Lewis of Bridger, and Charles of Malta; foster son Ray Pendergreft of Bridger; a brother of Sedan, Kansas; a sister of Oklahoma; and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her husband and four sons preceded her death.

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Family links: 
  Edmund Hardy Baker (1838 - 1922)
  Anna Mariah Smith Baker (1839 - 1935)
  John Wesley Copple (1877 - 1954)*
  Emma Mariah Baker Comer (1861 - 1947)*
  Georgianna Baker Brown (1863 - 1910)*
  Nancy Bell Baker Smith (1864 - 1945)*
  Sarah Ellen Baker Bowhan (1866 - 1953)*
  Julia Wreatha Baker Brown (1867 - 1889)*
  Cynthia Jane Baker Wren (1870 - 1959)*
  Willis Edmund Baker (1872 - 1961)*
  Lucy Dudley Baker Smith (1875 - 1948)*
  Elizabeth Risk Baker Copple (1877 - 1965)
  William Robert Baker (1879 - 1969)*
  John Hardy Baker (1881 - 1960)*
  Lula Frances Baker Harris (1884 - 1976)*
*Calculated relationship
Malta City Cemetery
Phillips County
Montana, USA
Created by: Genealogy Lover
Record added: Jul 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73082412
Elizabeth Risk <i>Baker</i> Copple
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 Added: Sep. 6, 2014

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