Elton R. Copeland
COPELAND ELTON R. Age 86, February 13, 2017. He was the son of Claude and Lucile (Rix) Copeland. He was a dairy farmer most of his life, and well known as the Walmart greeter for several years. His favorite pastime was woodcarving. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Vivian (Gates), three children, Marshall, Cheryl Konopaska, and Teresa (Ed) Slayden; five grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. Preceding him in death was a son, Brian, and two grandchildren. Memorial service Saturday, February 18, at First United Methodist Church, Fowlerville. Family will receive visitors 2-3p.m. with service following. Donations accepted by the family.
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