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Dr. Henry C. "Harry" Coppel

Male 1918 - 2010  (92 years)


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  • Name Henry C. "Harry" Coppel 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 2 Jan 1918  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1947  88 Shade St, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-45475 
    Died 27 Aug 2010  Seattle, King, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I45475  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Aaron Zelia "Archie" Coppel,   b. 1884, Boryslaw, L'viv, Ukraine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Bertha Gertrude Chaia Gitel "Gertrude" Siegel,   b. CA 1881,   d. Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F38691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joyce L. Vineberg,   b. 7 Aug 1925, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 2017, Seattle, King, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1950  Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F28394  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jan 1918 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Sep 1950 - Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Aug 2010 - Seattle, King, Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
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      Madison - Harry C. Coppel, age 92, died in Seattle, Washington on Friday August 27, 2010. He was born on January 2, 1918 in Galt, Ontario, Canada. He was the son of Archibald and Bertha Coppel. He attended Ontario Agricultural College before obtaining his Master's Degree in Entomology from the University of Wisconsin and his Doctoral Degree in Forest Entomology from Syracuse University. For many years, he worked for the Canadian government and ran the Belleville Ontario Entomological Laboratory before accepting a position as a Professor in the Entomology Department at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin in 1957. He was a faculty member for 31 years and specialized in management of forest insect pests and was an early researcher in the area of biological control. In addition to his research, teaching, and numerous publications, Harry was an avid fisherman and nature enthusiast. Harry and Joyce were longtime Madison residents and active members of Temple Beth El.

      Harry is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Joyce, son David (Renee) of Kirkland, Washington, daughter Ann of Seattle, Washington, and grandchildren Erica and Adam of Kirkland, Washington and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and two sisters. A graveside service was held at Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison, WI on August 29, 2010. A memorial service will be held in Seattle at 3 pm on October 3, 2010 at Kline Galland Home, 7500 Seward Park Avenue South, Seattle Washington 98118.

      Memorial contributions can be made to either: The Harry C. Coppel Biological Control Scholarship Fund 32040804 call Univ. of WI Dept of Entomology for more info: 608-262-6919 or608-262-3227 or: Temple Beth El, 2702 Arbor Drive, Madison, WI 53711; 608-238-3123.

      Harry C. Coppel Online Obituary, January 2, 1918 - August 27, 2010. (2018). Cressfuneralservice.com. Retrieved 30 March 2018, from https://www.cressfuneralservice.com/obituary/30505/Harry-Coppel/