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Harry D. Coppus, Jr

Seneca County, Ohio, USA
Death 28 Jun 1999 (aged 84)
Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, USA
Burial Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 66
Memorial ID 6287802 · View Source
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Harry D. Coppus Jr., 84, died at 6:45 p.m., Monday, June 28, 1999, in Autumnwood Care Center, where he had resided since December 1992.

He was born January 3, 1915, in Loudon Township, rural Seneca County, to Harry D. Sr. and Lulu (Woessner) Coppus. His wife, Jennie-Belle (Campbell) Coppus, whom he married June 7, 1948, in Tiffin, survived.

Other survivors included: a son, John C. Coppus of Tiffin; two daughters, Mrs. Kirby (Sara) Ortiz of Boise, Idaho, and Barbara M. Coppus of Hastings on the Hudson, N.Y.; five grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Charles (Ruby) Essman of Fostoria.

Mr. Coppus, a 1933 Fostoria High School graduate, retired as the owner of Coppus Motors. He also attended Heidelberg College.

He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Tiffin Lodge 77 Free and Accepted Masons, Seneca Chapter 42 RAM, Clinton Council 47, DeMolay Commandery 9, where he served as past commander; Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Toledo, Zenobia Shrine, Tiffin Shrine and the Tiffin Hornets, of which he was a charter member.

He was a former member of the Tiffin Rotary Club, Tiffin Elks Club, Mercedes-Bentz Club of America, National Auto Dealers Association, Ohio Auto Dealers Association, Nash Car Club, Studebaker Drivers Club and the United Commercial Travelers.

He taught Army and Navy pilots for four years during World War II and later worked as a crop duster in Texas before returning to the automobile business in Tiffin.

Memorial services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 2, 1999, at Trinity United Church of Christ, with the Rev. William Smith officiating. Interment was in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Visitation was held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 1, 1999, at Turner-Engle Funeral Home.




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6287802
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