ROYAL — Judith Elaine Kopmann, 77, of Royal, grandmother of a Gibson City resident, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at her home.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Flatville, with the Rev. James T. Lehmann officiating. Burial will follow in Kopmann Cemetery, Royal. There will be no public visitation. Baier Family Funeral Services in Flatville is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mrs. Kopmann was born July 23, 1942, the daughter of Martin and Anna Albers Flessner. She married Lorence J. Kopmann on Nov. 20, 1960, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Flatville. He died Oct. 30, 1967. She later married Delmar Schlueter, and he also preceded her in death.
Surviving are one son, Leroy (Tana) Kopmann of Bismarck; one daughter, Bonita Kopmann of rural St. Joseph; four grandchildren, Levi (Elise) Kopmann of rural St. Joseph, Kallie (Aaron) Horn of Gibson City, Tyre Stephens of Bloomington and Karsen Kopmann of Springfield; two great-granddaughters, Braylee and Everlee Horn; and two sisters, Sylvia Flessner of Royal and Ellen (Lonnie) Ferguson of Decatur.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Anita Kopmann.
Mrs. Kopmann spent her childhood in Stanton Township and graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1960. She worked for many years at Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul in civil service and helped on the family farm. She later retired from CERL in Champaign. She was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Flatville, and a past church secretary. She was also a member of the Homemakers Extension in Royal and the TWIN club.
She enjoyed sewing and making blankets for her children and grandchildren; cooking, particularly baking; and riding her Gator around Royal. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family, especially her great-granddaughters.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals or Kopmann Cemetery.
Condolences may be offered at www.baierfuneralservices.com.