Dianna Lee Loretta Adam Coppage

Dianna Lee Loretta Adam Coppage, 80, of Claremore, Oklahoma passed away Friday, January 23, 2024 of Parkinson’s disease.

She was born on March 10,1943 in Ottumwa, Iowa to Joe and Lucille (Specht) Adam. Dianna grew up in rural Bonaparte, IA with her 11 siblings.

Dianna married Forrest Gregory Coppage on December 11, 1965 at Sacred Heart Church in Ft. Madison, IA. Dianna enjoyed working as a school secretary in Ft. Madison and later as an administrative assistant at American Airlines in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Dianna’s hobbies included cooking, gardening, walking and being creative in making a comfortable home for her family. She loved baking cakes for family birthdays and weddings. Dianna shared fun activities with the kids in her life, from taffy pulling, to scavenger hunts through the woods. As a skilled homemaker, she always had amazing food cooking and a guest book for visitors to sign so she could look back and treasure the time spent with friends and family.

Her biggest pride and joy in life was her family. Dianna thrived on visiting and supporting her kids and grandkids. She showered them with love and lots of sweets from her candy dish and purse.

Dianna is survived by her daughters, Deb Coppage and Laura (Wes Rettig) Coppage; 8 grandchildren (Luke, Zoe, Evan and Fiona Mahler, Kennedy and Adam Coppage, Colin and Logan Rettig); 10 beloved siblings and 5 sibling in-laws; and many cherished nieces and nephews.

Dianna is preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Greg Coppage; her son, Craig Coppage; her parents and her brother, Larry Adam.

Dianna’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to her special friend, Bunny Patterson, to Ellen and Mark Meek, and to the staff at Grand Haven Retirement Community and Heartland Hospice for the love and care they have given her.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m.  Saturday, April 27, 2024 at St. Boniface Church in Farmington, IA with Father Dan Dorau as celebrant.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in West Point, Iowa

After the burial, a luncheon will be served at St. Boniface Church. All are welcome to attend.

Schmitz Funeral Home of West Point is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzfuneralhomes.com.