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.