Vivian Copeland, 86, of Fowlerville, born January 27, 1934, daughter of Walter and Mae Gates, passed away October 2, 2020, to be with the rest of her family in heaven. She was a homemaker, most of her time as a hardworking farm housewife. She was married to Elton Copeland, who preceded her in death February 13, 2017. Also, preceded in death were Richard Gates (brother), Brian Copeland (son), Krista Konopaska (granddaughter), and Parker Wellinger (step grandchild). Surviving family include her sister Charlene Heard of Howell, children Marshall Copeland of Fowlerville, Cheryl Sanchez of Perry, Teresa Slayden (Edward) of Fowlerville, and daughter-in-law Annette Copeland of Laingsburg. Also surviving, are 7 grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, 10 ½ great grandchildren, and 6 step great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services for her cremains will be held at Greenwood Cemetery, Fowlerville, October 16th, at 2:00. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family.
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