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E.M. Kopecki passed away on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas, at age 89. He was born on Aug. 14, 1923, in Wilson County to Steve Kopecki and Julia Kolodziej.
E.M. enjoyed farming, ranching, traveling, and spending time with his family. He was an example of life lived well.
He was preceded in death by his son, Ronnie Gene Kopecki; sister Sally Murks; and brothers Tom, Ben, and Edward Kopecki.
E.M. is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Doris Moczygemba Kopecki; sister Sissy McKinnon; daughter Paullette Allen; son Perry Kopecki and wife Tracy; grandchildren Alan Allen and wife Terri, Joshua Kopecki and wife Brianna, and Crystal Kopecki; great-grandchild Caitlin Allen; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff at St. Luke’s Baptist Hospital for the care they provided.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 6-9 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m. in the Mission Park Funeral Chapels North in San Antonio.
The Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in San Antonio.
Interment will follow in the San Fernando Cemetery No. 2 in San Antonio.
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