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“Doug, sorry for your loss. Your Mom was always such a joy to be around! We have lots of wonderful family memories! Who would have ever thought that...Read More »
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“Thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Ann Marie Szymanski - South bend

“Doug, I was so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I always thought highly of your mother. i can still remember when she was our Den Mother in...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Larry Carstens - South Bend, IN

“Doug,I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Gayle Garrage - Edwardsburg, MI

Doris Maxine Copelin was a long time resident of South Bend, Indiana. In her later years of assisted living, she resided at The Milton Home in South Bend and later at Morningside Memory Care Center. Maxine was born in South Bend on February 2, 1926. She passed away of age related causes on November 29, 2016. She was the loving wife of John Copelin, who preceded her in death. She was the daughter of Veda and Clayton Kinney and sister of Thomas Kinney, all of whom preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her grandson, Kris Copelin. Maxine was a homemaker and worked at G.L. Perry's variety store one day a week for fifteen years. She was a very loving, caring, mother, daughter, wife and friend. She is survived by her son, Doug Copelin; grandsons, Kyle Copelin, Clayton Copelin; and great-grandchildren, Kane, Parker and Veda Copelin. She was a long time member of the Ardmore Brethren Church. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Per her wishes, cremation will take place. There will be no services. Kaniewski Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. To send online condolences, please visit