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Dorothy CopleyDorothy Copley, 60 of Webster died on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at her home in Webster. Dorothy Jean (Maattala) Copley was born in Crosby MN to David and Bernice (Roff) Maattala on March 3, 1952. She attended and graduated from Crosby High School in 1970. She married Roland Copley in Aitkin, MN on January 17, 1970. They enjoyed 42 wonderful years together. Roland and Dorothy had two beautiful sons. Shane Copley born in Aitkin on March 27, 1971 and Lance Copley born in Crosby on September 29. 1973. Dorothy and Roland moved to Webster SD in 1981 and resided there until 1988 when they moved to Aberdeen SD. In 2004 they decided to move back to Webster, SD. Dorothy was recently working with the residents of the Heritage Apartments and was a personal caregiver to a few area residents until her death. Out of all the things in her life that meant the most was her family, especially her only grandchild Landon Copley, born in 2001, which she just couldn’t get enough of. Dorothy enjoyed her cats, visiting the neighbors, taking care of the elderly and spoiling Landon. She is survived by her loving husband Roland, devoted sons; Shane (Darci) Copley, adoring grandson Landon Copley Wilmot, SD and Lance Copley, Redfield, SD, four brothers, and two sisters, four sisters-in-law and multiple nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, and one brother. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. She was an awesome lady and will be deeply missed by her family and friends. God Bless you Dorothy!
Roland I AM SO SORRY TO ABOUT DOROTHY PASSING SO QUICKLY. SHE WILL BE MISSED BY MANY. DOROTHY WAS A KIND AND GENTLE LADY. IT IS SO HARD TO LOSE YOUR SOUL MATE . YOU AND FAMILY ARE IN MY PRAYER. YOUR FRIEND BARB
BARBARA TCHIDA Jul 13 2012 12:00 AM
Roland, We were so sorry to hear of the loss of Dorothy. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Mike and Susan
Mike and Susan Kraft Jul 12 2012 12:00 AM
Roland, I am so very sorry to hear about Dorothy. May your great memories of her carry you through the days ahead. With sincere sympathy. Richelle Hyatt(Dr. Bynum's prior nurse)
Richelle Hyatt Jul 11 2012 12:00 AM
I first met Dorothy and Roland when they arrived in Wester many years ago. She always had a smile and a laugh for a friend. She was a great seamstress who made sure my Army uniforms were always up to par. She even resewed an old Aberdeen Pheasants uniform for me. I moved to Aberdeen and so did Roland and Dorothy. I saw her many times when she worked at Kuslers convenience store.I made many baseball card trades with Shane over the years and talked with Lance about his record collection.I will miss Dorothy. I am a better person for having known her. Don Miller
Don Miller Jul 11 2012 12:00 AM
Mother you left us all way to soon... I will always love and cherish our times together and will forever be honored having called you as my mother. I know in my heart that you are at peace and can't wait for our reunion someday soon up in Heaven.... God Bless You Always Mom !!!!!!!!!! Love your Sunshine Super Shane
Shane Copley Jul 10 2012 12:00 AM
My sympathies are with you Roland and family. I know that this is such a hard time but you are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Kathy Wojcik Jul 10 2012 12:00 AM
Roland and Son's, I am so sorry for your loss. I am one of Dorothy's cousins. You will all be in my prayer's. God Bless
Roberta Anderson Jul 10 2012 12:00 AM
Dorothy I will miss you. Your laugh made me want to laugh with you. Roland I know about loss. I wish you were nearby so we could comfort you in person. Shane, Darci, and Landon I know it's hard to lose your parent and your family back in Minnesota mourns with you. Lance know that your aunt Jessie is thinking of you. I love all of you guys. God be with you.
jessie hollingsworth Jul 10 2012 12:00 AM
Prayer's to the family,as Dorothy is now in a better place with her Mom,Dad,& brother Johnny and looking down on you all.It's hard but just be strong for each other.Love to all Judy
Judy Barrows Jul 10 2012 12:00 AM
Our thoughts and prayer are with our wonderful brotherinlaw Roland, and to our nephews Lance, Shane, neice Darci, and our great nephew Landon. May our Lord Jesus bless you every day with comfort, and peace in this time of sorrow. I know my sister Dorothy's memories will forever be in our hearts and minds. God bless us all.
Rochelle & frank Choirniere Jul 10 2012 12:00 AM