Obituaries

Obituaries

Lowell "Dode" E. Copp 1923 - 2007 Lawrence

Graveside services with military honors for Lowell "Dode" E. Copp, 84, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery.Mr. Copp died Thursday, April 5, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.He was born Jan. 17, 1923, in Eudora, the son of Carl J. and Anna Snow Copp.Mr. Copp served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He served in the 555th Combat Engineers at Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge. He worked as a union carpenter.He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Alford-Clarke Post No. 852, Fraternal Order of Eagles Mount Oread Aerie No. 309 and Lawrence Lodge No. 6 A.F. & A.M.He married Virginia Dodson on June 12, 1949, in Oskaloosa. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a daughter, Leslie "Sue" Kerns, Tucson, Ariz.; four sons, Dennis, David and Doug, all of Lawrence, and Danny, Colorado Springs, Colo.; a sister, Isadora Dahlene Sadler, Lawrence; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Copp.