Audrey Aurelia Copeland, formerly of Fowlerville, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2018 at Independence Village in Grand Ledge, MI, at the age of 90.She was born on May 12, 1928 in Detroit to the late Earnest and Aurelia Haas.She graduated from Fowlerville High School in 1946.On September 20, 1946 she married Elwood Copeland, who preceded her in death on February 20, 2005.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Fowlerville. She worked at Frank’s IGA and Community State Bank. She spent many years as a volunteer in the library at Smith Elementary School and as a greeter at Kreeger Elementary School. She loved watching her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren’s sporting activities.
Audrey is survived by her sister, Jenny Westmoreland of Prescott, AZ; foster brothers, Ernie (Connie) Marenich of Dimondale, MI, and Gerry Marenich of Sacramento, CA; brother-in-law Wayne (Sue) Copeland of Fowlerville, sister-in-law Doris Hallock of Perry, MI; son David Copeland and wife Sue of Kalamazoo, MI, son Ken Copeland and wife Laurie of Fowlerville, MI, daughter Sue and husband Rick Schuemann of Battle Creek, MI, daughter Wendy and husband Ritch Lewis of Midland, MI; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at Herrmann Funeral Home, 1005 East Grand River Ave, Fowlerville, MI. Visitation will take place on Monday, October 15, from 3:00 – 8:00 PM. The Funeral will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 16, at 10:00 AM with Pastor Tom Tarpley officiating, immediately followed by a graveside service at Greenwood Cemetery and a luncheon at First United Methodist Church of Fowlerville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Fowlerville Community Schools.