Viola M. Copsey, age 87, of Constantine, passed away Monday, November 19th, 2012 at Heartland Health Care Center in Three Rivers. She was born in Baldwin, IN on May 2, 1925, a daughter of Edward and Lucinda (Hoover) Gibson. On June 8, 1942 she married Glen Copsey in Ft. Wayne, IN, he preceded her in death in February 1984. Viola was a member of Trinity Misisonary Church in Constantine. She spent her lifetime loving and caring for her family.
Surviving are her daughters Ruby (Dennis) Steiner, Constantine, Cindy (Bob) Wilson, White Pigeon, 11 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, several great great grandchildren, sister Betty Daniel, Ft. Wayne, IN, and daughter-in-law Ann Copsey, Three Rivers. She was preceded in death by her husband, son Jerry Copsey, daughter and son-in-law Dorothy & Frank D’Haese, sister Ida Kline and brother Earl Gibson.
Relatives and friends will be received Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Eley Funeral Home in Constantine. Religious services will be held at Trinity Missionary Church Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Terry Neumayer officiating. Interment will be in Constantine Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Misisonary Church or Heartland Health Care Center. Online messages may be left at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.