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Carl N Koppinger

Death: October 24, 1968 (46)
At home, Memphis, St. Clair, Michigan, United States (self inflicted gunshot wound)
Place of Burial: Memphis, Macomb, Michigan, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Koppinger and Elizabeth (Martin) Koppinger
Husband of JoAnn Lindsay (Koppinger)
Father of Ruth Ann Suwalkowski (koppinger); William Carl Koppinger; Private User and Private
Brother of Sophie Cryderman (Koppinger); Elizabeth Ann Schwartz; John A Koppinger; Helen (Koppinger) and David Peter Koppinger

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About Carl N Koppinger

Served in Army in world war II received the Bronze star or heroics in the Battle at the Roer River in Germany, came home to open his own gas station, Married Jo Ann Ward, October 14, 1950...1st gas station burned down and he rebuilt on another site on main st. in Memphis...Also ran a Rambler car dealership next to the gas station..Daughter Ruth Ann was born 5/27/51 Son William was born 8/20/1052, Daughter Sharon was born 9/22/1957 and Daughter Elizabeth Jo (Betsy) was born 11/20/1961...Built and sold a house on Cole St.,Memphis and moved to a farm house outside of Memphis where he built another gas station called Carls Servicenter...Brother Pete ran a used car lot next to the gas station. Carl often talked about his high school football career and his time in the Army..He was a big man...probably weighed at least 350 lbs. when he died...he was well liked by just about everyone and some believe he was way to generous for his own good...When he died he was President of the Memphis Athletic Booster Club and was very instrumental in seeing that Memphis had a brand new lighted football field that was dedicated 1 week before he died....(this history of Carl Koppinger is written by his oldest daughter Ruth Ann)

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Carl N Koppinger's Timeline

August 26, 1922
October 24, 1968
Age 46
Memphis, St. Clair, Michigan, United States
October 28, 1968
Age 46
Memphis, Macomb, Michigan, United States