A Celebration of Life will be 5:00 p.m. Monday, September 9, 2013 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Myers officiating. Burial will follow at Corpus Christi Cemetery with Military Rites Conducted by the V.F.W. Post 1856. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.
Steven is survived by his wife, Stacie; sons, Roger (Zita) Coppinger of Cibolo, TX; John Allen (Kat) of Laurens, IA; Steven Pearl and fiancÃ© Michaela; Aidyn Coppinger; Dalton Coppinger all of Fort Dodge; daughters, Lizzie, Icelynn, Rosalei, and Briellye all of Fort Dodge; grandchildren, Zoe, Ty, Gwen, Angel Coppinger and Keegan Pearl; parents, Mary and John R. Coppinger of Clare; brothers, John David (Neva) Coppinger of Farnhamville; Brian (Alysa) Coppinger of Lone Tree, IA; sisters, Brenda and fiancÃ© Curt Moye of Phoenix, AZ; Nicole and fiancÃ© Dan Trulson of Britt, IA.
Steven was preceded in death by his son, Jimmy Lawson in 1988; sister, Janet Lynn Coppinger; aunt, Kathleen Coppinger and uncle, Paul Coppinger.
Steven D. Coppinger was born February 22, 1962 in Fort Dodge. He attended schools in Barnum and following his education he enlisted in the United States Army. He was united in marriage to Marlene Summers and the couple made their home in Pocahontas. They were later divorced. Steve was involved with farming his entire life. On February 14, 1997 he was united in marriage to Stacie Van Every. The most important thing to Steve was family. He enjoyed working with his father on the farm, loved to cook and listen to music. He also enjoyed riding his Harley. Steve could fix anything and was an avid member of B.A.C.A. Bikers Against Child Abuse.
Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.