Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
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105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
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309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Eugene E. Kopczak, 84, of Valparaiso passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019. He was born September 26, 1934 in Ambridge, PA to John J. & Valeria (Kotarski) Kopczak, attended Geneva College and served proudly with the U.S. Army. Gene made his career with Bethlehem Steel for over 30 years retiring as a Cold Mill Process Engineer. As an active member of the community Gene served on the Porter Memorial Hospital Board for 20 years, 8 years as Chairman, and was the longtime Porter County & 2nd District Democratic Party Chairman, receiving the Sagamore of the Wabash award from Governor O’Bannon in 1996.  On July 2, 1954 he married Doris Shandick who survives along with their daughter, Sandra (Mike) Golando of Valparaiso, brother, John “Bud” Kopczak of Valparaiso, grandchildren: Constance Golando (Benji Milanowski) & Ian (Julie) Golando, great-granddaughter, Daisy Golando and nephew, Johnny Kopczak. He was preceded in death by his sister, Anna “Jen” Supe.
Following cremation a private family ceremony will be held. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Shriners Hospitals for Children or Lakeshore PAWS.

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