Barbara L. Kopaczewski


Jan. 28, 1939 – Oct. 24, 2012


Barbara L. Kopaczewski, lifelong resident of Waukesha, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at the age of 73 years. Barbara was born Jan. 28, 1939, a daughter of Floyd and Harriet Dalgren. She married Ronald Kopaczewski on August 17, 1957. Barbara was an active lifelong member of St. William Catholic Church. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, and spending time with her family

Barbara will be dearly missed by children Ronald (Loretta) Jr. and Kathleen (Jeffrey) Dei; grandchildren Cody, Elizabeth, and Stephanie; her sister, Joanne (Thor) Thorsen; and her brother, Robert Dalgren. Barbara is further survived by other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald, and parents.

The visitation for Barbara will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the noon Mass of Christian burial on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. In lieu of flowers memorials to St. William Catholic Church are appreciated (see address above). Entombment will immediately follow the Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Waukesha.

Barbara’s family would like to send a special thankyou to all who cared for, prayed for, and comforted Barbara during her last weeks. You all are truly appreciated by both Barbara and her family.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.