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“Uncle Don, I want you to know how sorry I am for your loss. I'll never forget how special both you and Pat made me feel when I went to the farm to...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy Kopp - Alhambra, CA

“So sorry to hear the news Don, I will always have fond memories of Pat, many laughs and good times! Comfort and Peace to you. Lana Finnestad...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: lana finnestad - ames, IA

“I find it hard to believe you are no longer here. Even though we did not see each other as often as we would have liked, we did talk on a regular...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Wanda Shelton - Thor, IA - Family

“Don,Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.LoveGordon and Joyce ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Gordon & Joyce Erickson - CO

“Pat will be greatly missed by so many people. Our heartfelt sympathy to all the family. May God comfort and bless each of you during this sad time....Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Frankie & Jim West - Dayton, IA

“Don, my deepest sympathy, I have a lot of memories of both of you while growing up. Heaven has truly gained an wonderful angel. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Michelle Hull (Hays) - Rockford, IL

“As the years marched on, I didn't get to see you or Uncle Don as much as I would have liked to but I find peace in knowing that when ever I was back...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Michelle (Shelly) Pigman, Olson Olson - IA

Patricia A. Kopp, 69, of Dayton, Iowa, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge.

Pat's wishes were to be cremated. A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in Dayton. Rev. Gary Snook, Chaplain Hospice, will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service, at the funeral home. For online obituaries and condolences please visit:

Patricia Ann Pigman was born on December 12, 1947, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the daughter of John Edward and Mary Belle (Andrews) Pigman. She graduated with the Central Webster High School class of 1966, and then attended La James School of Cosmetology in Fort Dodge.

On October 18, 1969, Pat was united in marriage to Donald Kopp. Pat worked at Central Lab in Fort Dodge for 15 years and later worked at Iowa State University for 10 years.

Pat enjoyed TV cooking shows and was an excellent cook. She also loved gardening, growing houseplants, and mushroom hunting with Don.

Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Don Kopp of Dayton, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, and two brothers, Dale Pigman and Larry Pigman preceded her in death.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.