DeKalb County Indiana Obituary


William Copeland
Contributed by Roselyn (Mills) Wells


  Oct. 10, 1968, Waterloo Press, Thurs. 

HEART ATTACK FATAL TO WILLIAM COPELAND, AGE 71  William O. Copeland, 71, who lived in the City Hotel in Auburn, died at 11:45 p.m. Monday, an hour after arrival at the DeKalb Memorial hospital following heart seizure.  The body was taken to the Graffis funeral home in Waterloo where final rites were conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday; Burial followed in the Waterloo cemetery.  Mr. Copeland had lived in and around Waterloo for many years before recently moving to Auburn.  He was born January 23, 1897, in Butler, a son of the late James O. & Viola Nodine Copeland.  He worked as a laborer most of his life.  Surviving are two brothers, Lester Copeland of Ann Arbor, Michigan and James L. Copeland of Cincinnati, OH.



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