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Karen Ann Zopf

Karen Ann Zopf

Karen Zopf, 59 of Quincy joined her creator on Sept 4, 2019. Harold and Dorothy (Bastert) Zopf, Quincy blessed with her arrival on May 4, 1960 survive their beloved daughter.

Karen was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church and enjoyed her involvement with Quincy Spirit immensely. An avid Oak Ridge Boys and Cubs fan, Karen also enjoyed Special Olympics (especially bowling), bingo, and-word search. Karen had a deep love of her family,especially her great nieces and nephews.

Karen attended special education classes until age 21 and worked at Transitions for many years. She was an amazing dancer and warmed the hearts of everyone she met. Everyone was welcomed with a big hug and they were her "favorite" at that moment in time.

In addition to her parents, a very special aunt, Marilyn Martin of Quincy, survives Karen.

THREE BROTHERS AND WIVES:
Mike Zopf (Marilynne Wright-Zopf) of Champaign, IL,
David Zopf (Doris Acquaviva-Zopf) of Hoschton, GA,
and Brian Zopf (Donna Zopf) of Quincy.

NIECES, NEPHEWS AND FAMILIES:
Adam Zopf of CA,
Eric Zopf (Sarah) and child, Haley of Wheeling, IL,
Bradley Zopf (Lydia) and children, Jonah and Micah of Kenosha, WI
Danielle (Nick Mercer) and children (Ralph and Henry) of Quincy, IL,
Tori Zopf of Boston, MA,
and Peter Zopf of Watertown, MA.

A very special uncle, Kent Martin and cousin, Kevin Martin preceded Karen in death as well as her maternal and paternal grandparents, and numerous aunts and uncles.

Visitation will be held Monday, September 9 at Duker and Haugh Funeral Home from 5-7 pm.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. at Duker & Haugh with a Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church. Interment will be at Greenmount Cemetery in Quincy.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Transitions of Western IL or Blessed Sacrament Parish. www.dukerandhaugh.com

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Condolences

From:
Dwight and Barb Seeley
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Brian and family,
Our deepest sympathy and condolences to you.
From:
Michelle Isaak
rancho cucamonga, CA
Comments:
We are so sorry for the loss of Karen and I always enjoyed playing and laughing with her on our Quincy Family visits.
From:
Bill & Betty Nauber
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Harold, Dorothy & family.
We are so sorry to hear of Karen's passing. Words are so inadequate at a time like this but we hope you know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Karen was a special lady and we were blessed to know her. With deepest sympathy.
Bill & Betty
From:
Kathy and Carl Elston
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Dorothy and Harold,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
From:
Trista Quintrall
Quincy, IL
Comments:
I worked with Karen for 4 years and recently saw her at the rodeo. She was an amazing person. Prayers to her family and friends.
From:
John Badamo
Quincy, IL
Comments:
So sorry to hear this. Karen was a sweet heart. God Bless You in your grief. God Speed Karen.

Terri and John Badamo
From:
Angela Washburn
Quincy, IL
Comments:
I'm so sorry for ur she was a good person prayers for the family and friends and her fly high now with god and angels now free keep my prayers going for u
From:
Lee Gibson
Plaistow, NH
Comments:
My feelings of heartache go out to you all. As I read through the passage of her life, I realized how special she was, so kind, loving and enjoyed her life to the fullest. Remarkable and heartwarming.
From:
Robert Walker
Peoria, IL
Comments:
Harold, Dorothy and Family
We were saddened to hear of your loss. I know Karen was a very special person and we enjoyed our time with her. May God bless you and your family during this time.
Robert Walker and Family
From:
Mary Lenane
Quincy, IL
Comments:
I will miss seeing Karen on Tuesdays. A very sweet lady. Hugs to all
From:
Jan and "Toot" Ewalt
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Mr. and Mrs. Zopf and Brian, Karen was a special child and grew up to be a special lady. To all of you, we are sorry for your loss.God Bless!
From:
Lee Gibson
Plaistow, NH
Comments:
I'm so sorry to hear of your dear sister's passing. She was indeed a very special and loving person.
From:
Don Benz
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Brian and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace