Posted: November 23rd, 2022

COPPIETERS RICHARD “DICK” EVERETT COPPIETERS, passed away peacefully in his sleep in his home, on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at the age of 85 years. Richard was born on February 22, 1937 in Raymond, Alberta and resided in Lethbridge most of his life.
He is survived by his beloved wife Ruth of 61 years, children Jordan (Lorraine) and Judy Zimmer and grandchildren Nicki (Aaron) and Jason. He also leaves his siblings Ron (Marsha), Gordon (Nancy), Donald, Cecilia, Beverly, and extended family.
He was predeceased by his brother Ceaser (Jr.) and recently, his beloved son-in-law, Ronald Zimmer.
Richard was a welder by trade and upon retirement from York Farms/Maple Leaf Foods, Richard enjoyed welding and working on projects in his garage. He and Ruth loved travelling in their motorhome, golfing, camping and later in life taking many bus tours in Canada and the United States.
As per Richard’s request, there will be no memorial service.
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