Mass of the Christian burial for Dolores M. Kopacz will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Port Washington, Wis.
Burial of ashes will follow at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Milwaukee.
Mrs. Kopacz, 82, of Port Washington died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Campbell County Memorial Hospital in Gillette of extended complications from injuries received in a automobile accident in December 2011.
She was born May 9, 1930, in Milwaukee to William F. and Marguerite (Berg) Kobs.
She grew up in Milwaukee, graduating from Riverside High School in 1948.
She married Donald Kopacz in January 1951, and they had two children.
She lived most of her life in and around the Milwaukee area. The family moved to Florida for a short period of time, but Milwaukee was home to her and they moved back after a short few years in Florida.
She was a retired employee of the W.H. Brady Company. She worked part-time for United Way in downtown Milwaukee and later in life was a volunteer at Columbia, St. Mary’s Hospital in the Grafton, Cedarburg area.
She is survived by her daughter, Michelle “Mickie” Daigle of Gillette; four grandsons; brothers, Jim Kopacz and John Kopacz, both of the Milwaukee metropolitan area.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Donald and son, Michael.
Memorials to benefit Immaculate Conception Church in Saukville, Wis., may be sent in her name in care of Walker Funeral Home, 410 Medical Arts Court, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be sent via the website at www.walkerfuneralgillette.com or attached to the obituary on the News Record’s website at www.gillettenewsrecord.com.