Nancy E. Kopp, 81, of Ashland, passed away unexpectedly at her residence, Wednesday, November 4, 2020.
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Nancy was born in Ashland on April 25, 1939 to the late Robert W. Sr. and Beryl (Lutz) Kopp. She was a graduate of Ashland High School and received her bachelor’s in Education from Ohio University.
Nancy was a retired School teacher, having taught in the Akron City School District for over 30 years.
She was an active member of the Trinity Lutheran church having served as Financial Secretary, on the Altar Guild, Historical Committee, Prayer Shaw Ministry, sang in the choir, played in the Luther and TLC Bell Choirs and Chime Choir, was a tutor for the Beacon, after school program, volunteer with the Vacation Bible School Program and served as a Lector. She volunteered at Samaritan Hospital at the reception desk and in the Gift Shop, was a strong supporter of the Ashland Symphony Orchestra and served as the manager of the ushers, a member of the Ashland Historical Society, volunteered as a receptionist for the free tax preparation program, and enjoyed entering knitting projects at the Ashland County Fair and would serve as a volunteer hostess for the Women’s Building during fair week.
Nancy was a very giving person who would put others first before herself.
She is survived by her brother, Charles “Jeff” (Donna) Kopp of Powell, Ohio and her nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Robert W. Kopp Jr.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. Kevin McClain officiating. Burial will be in the Ashland Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. at the church.
The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church, 508 Center St. Ashland, Ohio 44805 or to the Ashland Symphony Orchestra, 401 College Ave. Ashland, Ohio 44805.
Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home is assisting the Kopp family with the arrangements.