DeKalb County Indiana Obituary
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,