The Shelbyville Democrat
Mrs. Mary Kopp, one
of this city's most highly respected residents, died rather unexpectedly at her
home, 63 Elizabeth street, at ten-thirty o'clock this morning, aged sixty-four
years. Mrs. Kopp had been in failing health for some time on account of
kidney troubles, but did not take to her bed till Saturday. It was not
regarded till this morning that her condition was serious and her death cae as a
shock to her friends and relatives.
Monday, January 15, 1912.
MRS. MARY KOPP DIED
Had Been Seriously Ill Only
Since Last Saturday Morning.
She is survived by two
daughters and one son. Mrs. Joseph Waldenmaier and Otto
Kopp, of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Charles Davitt, of this
city. Three children had preceded her in death, one of them being the
late Mrs. William Chesser. She also leaves two sisters,
Mrs. Catherine Stulp, of Harrison, O., and Mrs. William Vierling,
of east Broadway.
Mrs. Kopp was the widow
of the late Joseph Kopp, who died about twenty years
ago. He was a soldier in the civil war, having served in Company K of the
Eighty-third Regiment of Indiana Volunteers.
Mrs. Kopp was a zealous
member of the St. Joseph Catholic church and was loved by all who knew
her. The funeral services will be held at the church at nine o'clock
Wednesday morning the Rev. Fr. A. Kaelin officiating and the interment will be
made in the St. Joseph cemetery in charge of Stewart & Fix.
The casket will be open
to friends at the house from four till nine o'clock Tuesday evening and from
seven o'clock Wednesday morning till the hour for the funeral.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming