Irene Ella (Meyer) Koopmann, 72, of La Grange, TX passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, November 23, 2019.
Irene was born in Hallettsville TX on August 10, 1947, the daughter of Ferdinand and Ella (Blaschke) Meyer.
Irene married Werner (Johnny) Koopmann, Jr. on April 28, 1973 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in La Grange. In her early life, she worked at Stanzel’s in Schulenburg and was a caregiver. She was a domestic housekeeper for the last thirty years and assisted her husband with various paint jobs.
Irene is survived by her husband of forty-six years, Werner (Johnny) Koopmann, Jr. of La Grange, TX; son, Jason Koopmann and wife Stephanie of Weimar, TX; daughter, Theresia Karstedt and husband Kevin Karstedt, Sr. of La Grange, TX; eight grandchildren: Nick, Kaylee, Camyron, and Trinity Koopmann; Victoria Dominguez and husband Emmanuel of Weimar, TX; Caitlyn Muras of Weimar, TX; K.J. and Kelli Karstedt of La Grange, TX; three brothers: Willie Meyer and wife Cynthia Meyer; James Meyer and Harvey Meyer and wife Denise all of Schulenburg; TX; two sister-in-laws: Marilyn Strmiska and Judy Zuhn; three brother-in-laws: Martin Koopmann, Sr. and wife Karen, Wayne Koopmann all of La Grange, TX, and James Koopmann and wife Janice of Santa Fe, TX; along with numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; mother and father- in -law: Werner and Louise Koopmann, Sr.; three children: Darrell, Louise and Werner Koopmann, III; two brothers-in-law: Norbert Strmiska and Josh Zuhn.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Koenig-Belvill Funeral Home & Cremations, 208 W. Pearl St., La Grange, TX. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A prayer service will be recited at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in La Grange on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at the Mt. Calvary Lutheran Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Hospice Brazos Valley, Gardenia E. Janssen Animal Shelter, or to a charity of your choice.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Koenig - Belvill Funeral Home & Cremations, 208 W. Pearl, La Grange, Texas. Family and friends can view and sign the guestbook online at www.lagrangefunerals.com .
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