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David George Kopp

Published On: Jul 15 2013 05:40:37 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 15 2013 05:43:07 AM CDT

David George Kopp, 70, of Lake Mills, WI (formerly of Aurora, IL) passed away on Saturday July 13, 2013 at the Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center in Johnson Creek, WI.

David was born on September 2, 1942, a son of the late George and Katherine (nee Banbury) Kopp. He graduated from Aurora East High School in 1960 and worked for Eby Brown Company for over 30 years. He then went on as an entrepreneur; owning & operating several businesses including D and J Entertainment. He was a lifelong fan of the Chicago Bears and Chicago White Sox. He was a kind and generous man and was one of the most giving people you could ever meet.

David is survived by: his loving friend Jaclyn Spahn; his adoring daughter Diana (Lucas) Prahl of Chicago, IL; his loving brother Randal (Bonnie) Kopp of Aurora, IL; his grandson Jackson Prahl; his niece Katie (Jason) Steil; his nephew John (Dominica) Kopp. David was preceded in death by his parents George and Katherine Kopp. Memorials may be made to Rainbow Hospice Johnson Creek, WI.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home Watertown, WI is caring for the family. To leave an on-line condolence or to light a candle in his memory please visit

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