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Florence "Goggie" Coppes

Female 1911 - 1987


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  • Name  Florence "Goggie" Coppes  [1
    Nickname  Goggie 
    Born  20 Nov 1911  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Died  31 Oct 1987  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Obituary  2 Nov 1987  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Florence "Goggie" Connolly, 75, of Route 2, Wapello, died Saturday, October 31, 1987, at her home.

      Born November 20, 1911, in Des Moines County, she was the daughter of George and La Vina Wallman Coppes. She married Roy Connolly October 5, 1935, at Kahoka, Missouri.

      She was as homemaker and farmed with her husband near Lowell before moving to the Wapello area in 1945 where they continued farming. She was a member of the Yarmouth Baptist Church.

      Surviving are her husband; ten daughters, Mrs. Evelyn (Junior) Bielser, and Mrs. Daisy (Earl) Seitz, both of Gladstone, Illinois, Mrs. Colleen (Larry) Walker, Karen Zippe, and Mrs. Carmal (Tom) Allworth, all, of Wapello, Mrs. Dorothy (John) Malcom, Oakville, Mrs. Patricia (Carl) Smith, Stronghurst, Illinois, Mrs. Nancy (Eugene) Anderson, Washington, Mrs. Sharon (Tom) Jennings, Murray, Nebraska, and Marsha Robertson, Columbus Junction; two sons, Larry Connolly and Omar Connolly, both of Wapello; one sister, Mrs. Selma (Wallace) Connolly, Wapello; one brother, Curtis Coppes, Yarmouth; and 46 grandchildren, and eight greatgrandchildren.

      The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home, Wapello.

      The service for Mrs. Connolly will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home with the Reverend Ronald Wigand officiating. Burial will be in the Wapello Cemetery.

      A memorial has been established.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Connolly, Florence; born: 20 November 1911; died: October 1987; age: 75; last residence: (not specified); last benefit: 52653 (Wapello, Louisa, Iowa);  state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  3 Nov 1987  Wapello Cemetery, Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I51981  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  George William Coppes,   b. 1888, Washington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1967, near Yarmouth, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lavina M. Wallman,   b. 1 Jan 1886, Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1952, Burlington Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Feb 1911  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: George William Coppes; Groom's Birth Date: 1888; Groom's Birthplace: Washington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; Groom's Age: 23; Bride's Name: Lavina M. Wallman; Bride's Birth Date: 1886; Bride's Birthplace: Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County,; Bride's Age: 25; Marriage Date: 1 February 1911; Marriage Place: Des Moines, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: William Coppes; Groom's Mother's Name: Louisa Abel; Bride's Father's Name: Hiram Wallman; Bride's Mother's Name: Mary Whitmanhause; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Previous Husband's Name: (nothing); Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02686-1; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1675733; Reference Number: cn2113; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Family ID  F20390  Group Sheet

    Family  Roy Dennis Connolly,   b. 19 Apr 1910, Butler, Custer County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1993, Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Oct 1935  Kahoka, Clark County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Issue 
    • There were thirteen children from this marriage.
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F20388  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S6810] Connolly, Roy Dennis - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 7A, August 5, 1993; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S12201] Connolly, Florence "Goggie" (Coppes) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 7A, November 2, 1987; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).