Died: Sunday, February 03, 2013
Jr. of Ortonville.
Born Oct. 11, 1941 in Detroit to the late Joseph and Katherine (nee: Hartman) Kopera, Sr. He married the former Joanne Buehler at St. Johnís Episcopal Church in Detroit on August 14, 1965. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Joanne Kopera; one son, John (Wendy) Kopera; two granddaughters, Chelsea and Cassidy Kopera; one brother, Paul (Dottie) Kopera. Joseph retired from Chrysler Corp in 2004 and was a member of the Hiawatha Sportsmanís Club.
He was a longtime member of St. Johnís Episcopal Church, 2326 Woodward Ave., Detroit, where his funeral service was held February 8. The Rev. Fr. Steven J. Kelly officiated. Memorial contributions may be made to your charity of choice. To send a condolence to the family, go to www.coatsfuneralhome.com/obituaries.