Obituaries - Emma Copland
LaHarpe - Mrs Emma Mae Copland 72, of the Wesley Village Health Care Center in Macomb, formerly of LaHarpe, died at 5:54 p.m. Saturday, December 9, 1995 at the McDonough District Hospital.
She was born February 12, 1923, in Macomb to Elmar and Bertha (Alton) Gossage. She Married Wendell C. Copland in Kahoka, Mo., on March 31, 1941. He preceded her in death May 26, 1993.
She is survived by one Son, Clyde Copland of Macomb; one Daughter, Judith Akers of Burlington, Iowa; five Granddaughters; six step-grandchildren ; two great-grandsons; three great-granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two grandsons; two sisters; two brothers; and her Parents.
Mrs. Copland worked as an LPN at Phelps Hospital in Macomb from 1951 until 1960 when she and her family moved to LaHarpe. She worked at the LaHarpe Hospital for 25 years, retiring in 1985. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Ladies Moose Auxiliary, both of Macomb.
Services are at 1:30 P.M. Tuesday at Banks and Beals Funeral Home in LaHarpe with Rev. Bruce Goettsche officiating. Burial will be LaHarpe Cemetary.
Friends may call after 2:00 P.M. today at the funeral Home where the family will meet with friends from 7 until 9 P.M.
A Memorial has been established for the Nursing Staff of the Extended Care Center of Wesley Village.
Contributed by Sharon Kay Foulk