Rhea D. Koopman
May 28, 1920 ó June 2, 2015
Rhea D. Koopman, age 95, of Eagle, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc. Rhea was born on May 28, 1920, the daughter of the late William and Augusta (Walters) Hillmer. She worked as an executive secretary for many years at RTE in Waukesha and was a member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in North Prairie.
She was the beloved mother of Ken (Jeanne) Koopman of Eagle, Kathy (Dave) Rockteacher of Eagle and Kris (Jim) Popham of Hartland; cherished grandmother of Rob (Vicki) Koopman, Jody (Brad) Patrick, Mark (Jamie) Rockteacher, Jeff Rockteacher, Jim (Tari) Popham, Jeff (Renee) Popham and Jennifer (Chris) Wakefield; and dear sister of Dorothy (Tony) Wojnar of East Troy. Rhea was loved and will be remembered by all of her great-grandchildren and many other relatives.
Rhea was preceded in death by her husband, Milo; son, Kurt; and siblings, Eleanor Hillmer, Lorene Schachtschneider, Ethel Hillmer, Walter Hillmer, William Hillmer and Lucille Hillmer.
Funeral service for Rhea will be held on Saturday, June 6, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, 312 N. Main St., North Prairie, with the Rev. Daniel Torkelson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Eagle. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. on Saturday until the time of service at the church.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Johnís Lutheran Church (address above) or Angels-Grace Hospice, N74-W35908 Servants Way, Oconomowoc, WI 53066.
Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Eagle is assisting the family, 262-594-2442. For the online guest registry, please go to www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.