Floyd K. Kopfmann, 89 of Huron, formerly of Alpena, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at Violet Tschetter Memorial Home in Huron. Funeral services were held Monday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the American Lutheran Church in Huron. Burial was in Restlawn Memory Gardens, Huron.
He was born northwest of Alpena on October 26, 1922 to Carl and Tillie (Pederson) Kopfmann. He attended country school through the eighth grade and graduated from Alpena High School.
He attended a sheet metal school in Omaha and then moved to San Diego to work for Consolidated Aircraft.
Floyd married Alvina Ochsner on June 21, 1942 in Yuma, AZ.
The couple moved to Alpena in 1943 and purchased the family farm northwest of Alpena. In 2002, they moved to Huron.
Floyd was a member of Beadle Electric Board for 31 years, Alpena School Board for eight years, Alpena Co-op Board for five years and the Jerauld County School Organization.
He enjoyed hunting and tending to his crops and animals on the farm.
Floyd is survived by his children: Stan Kopfmann, Alpena; Judeen Schley, Woonsocket; Galen Kopfmann, Chicago; and Duane (Leanne) Kopfmann, Alpena; a daughter-in-law, Calajean Kopfmann; seven grandchildren: Peggy Smith, Mike (Lisa) Kopfmann, Paul (Lynette) Wold, Kim (Joe) Beran, Bonnie (Brian) Brodersen, Rob (Alecia) Schley and Andrea Kopfmann; 14 great grandchildren; a brother, Orville (Hilda) Kopfmann, Bloomington, MN; a sister, Esther (Calvin) Neuharth, Huron; and many nieces and nephews.
Floyd was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 63 years, Alvina, in 2005; a brother, Clyde (Patsy) Kopfmann; and an infant granddaughter, Kristi Kopfmann.