Kenosha- Alfred Kopp, 79, passed away peacefully in Kenosha at United Health System-St. Catherine’s Medical Center on Monday, March 19, 2007. Alfred was born in Wjasowitz, Ukraine on January 16, 1928 to Assaf and Adina (nee: Schilke) Kopp. He immigrated to Kenosha on November 22, 1951. On February 20, 1954 in Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church, he was united in marriage with the love of his life, Gertrude Jeuk. Years ago, Alfred began his career with Simmons and Peter Pirch. Following, he was employed by the Case Corp. for over 36 years until his retirement in September of 1989. Alfred was a member of Friedens Ev. Lutheran Church; MGV Harmonia Men’s Choir; and the Case 20 Year Club. Among his interests, he enjoyed woodworking and vegetable gardening. A true sports fan, Alfred was especially fond of soccer. Above all, he cherished being in the surroundings of his entire family and loved spoiling his grandchildren. Surviving are his loving wife of over 53 years, Gertrude; their sons, Edgar (Penny) Kopp of Appleton; Richard (Tracy) Kopp of Somers; and Michael Kopp of Milwaukee; grandchildren, Heather (Matthew) Meadows of Elk Grove, CA; James Kopp of Appleton; Joshua, Liam and Aaron Kopp of Somers; great-granddaughter, Madeline Meadows; brother, Leo (Sybille) Kopp of Babenhausen, Germany; sister, Elly Filz of Kenosha; sisters-in-law, Herta (Werner) Gibson of Wauwatosa and Frieda (Erwin) Neumann of Kenosha; and by many special nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends too numerous to mention by name. In addition to his parents, Alfred was preceded in death by his sister, Angelika Kary; and brother-in-law, Gustav Filz. Funeral services will be held at Friedens Ev. Lutheran Church, 5038 – 19th Avenue, on Friday, March 23, 2007 at 11:00 am with Rev. Thomas Meissner officiating. Entombment will follow in Sunset Ridge Memorial Park. Visitation will be in the funeral home, 4600 County Line Rd., on Thursday from 4-8 pm and in the church on Friday from 10-11 am. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Friedens Ev. Lutheran Church, Shoreland Lutheran High School or to Hospice Alliance have been suggested. A heartfelt note of thanks to Dr. Feuerbach, Dr. Habel, and to all the wonderful staff at St. Catherine’s for the dedicated care and support that was so warmly extended to Opa and to our family. God bless all of you!