Myron E. Kopp, 69, formally of Mandan, passed away on Saturday, April 09, 2016.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Mandan, ND with Rev. Shane Campbell as celebrant. Burial will be at North Dakota Veterans Cemetery following the service with full military committal provided by the Mandan VFW Post # 707, American Legion Post #40 and the North Dakota National Guard.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 4:00-8:00 pm at Weigel Funeral Home, with a Rosary/Parish Vigil at 7:00 pm. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.
Myron was born to Joachim and Frances (Riehl) Kopp on February 10, 1947, in Raleigh, ND. He was the 2nd oldest of 8 children. Myron received a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the Dickinson State University.
Myron served in the Army for 2 years during the Vietnam Conflict. After College he taught elementary education in Wyoming. Later he worked at Basin Electric in South Dakota. Myron moved back to North Dakota and went on to work for the state, from which he retired in 2002.
Myron married Analee Seifert on September 4, 2004. He is a life member of the NRA and American Legion in Flasher. Myron enjoyed motorcycling, camping, fishing, and deer hunting. He was thorough with projects, but moved at his own pace, friendly, outgoing and loved visiting. Myron was respected and loved by many.
Myron will be deeply missed by his loving wife Analee of Mandan; her children, April Seifert (Jaremy Joy) and Bradley Seifert. His mother Frances who lives in Raleigh, ND; 4 sisters, Marilyn (Terry) Kittleson, Phyllis Utter, Andrea (Tom) Eberle and Rhonda (Steve) Danielson; 2 brothers, Leonard, and Perry (Kari); Sister-In-Law Betty Kopp and 2 daughters and 1 stepson along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Myron was preceded in death by his father and his brother Eugene.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be sent to North Dakota Veterans Cemetery and the Salvation Army.