King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Rosena M. Coppage, 88, Fort Madison

Rosena M. "Skip" Coppage, 88, of Fort Madison, died Monday, Sept. 14, 2020.

Rosena M. “Skip” Coppage88, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 8:47 AM at her home.

   She was born on March 3, 1932 in Ft. Madison to Clyde and Rosena Winheim Harmon and was raised by her grandparents.  On December 20, 1952 she married Jerry Coppage in Ft. Madison.  Skip was a homemaker.  She was a graduate of Donnellson High School and a former president of the Richardson PTA.  Skip loved to bake cookies at the holidays and would take them all over to friends and family.  She was a very kind person and loved helping anyone.  Her greatest love was her family, especially her grandkids.  

   Survivors include her husband, Jerry Coppage of Ft. Madison; one son, Bill (Laura) Coppage of Ft. Madison; one  daughter, Evelyn (Harold) Husted of Montrose;  four grandchildren, Mindie (Will) Druery of  Anselmo, NE,  Crystal (J.)  Philips of Bloomington, IL; Levi (Chelsea) Coppage and Justin Coppage of Ft. Madison; four great grandchildren, Zane and Korbin Druery and Liam and Piper Philips.   She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Betty Sunden. 

   Friends may call after 2 PM on Friday, September 18, 2020 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory where the family will meet with friends from 4-6 PM.  The funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 10 AM at King-Lynk Funeral Home with Jamie Baier officiating.  Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.

   In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her memory and online condolences may be left at

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