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Obituaries

Betty L. Brisel Koppin

Dec. 27, 2017

Betty L. Brisel Koppin, 76, of Newton, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

To celebrate Betty’s life, the family will greet friends with a coffee time from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4 at the Wallace Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Newton. Mike Simpson will start the visitation at 1 p.m. with a eulogy for Betty.

Memorials to the American Diabetes Association may be left at the funeral home. Memorials may also be mailed to the funeral home, please add, Attn: Koppin Family on the envelope.

Those left to cherish Betty’s memory are her husband, Duane of Newton; daughter, Jessica (Jason) Christian of Keller, Texas; her two grandchildren, Lydia Christian and J. Lochlan Christian, both of Keller, Texas; sisters, Lois Corrigan of Trenton, Mo., and Jean Daniels of Reasnor; brothers, Robert Brisel of Baxter, Jack (Lucy) Brisel of Lake Placid, Fla., and David (Sheryl) Brisel of Waseca, Minn.; sister-in-law, Karen (Ron) Sloan of Buffalo, Mo.; brother-in-law, David (Mary) Koppin of Newton; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie Henry and Cleona Berniece Welch Brisel.

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