Obituary-Lisa Marie Kopfer

Lisa Marie Kopfer, 57, of Morganville, Kansas, passed away peacefully with family by her side, on Friday, August 19, 2022 at Stormont Vail Hospital, Topeka, Kansas, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Lisa was born February 17, 1965, in Concordia, Kansas to Denny and Mary Trumble.

Her childhood was best known for her love of horses and she spent much time riding. She won many awards for horsemanship and was actively involved in her local 4-H club.

Lisa graduated from Linn High School, Linn, Kansas in 1983. She eventually pursued an education in nursing, although not receiving a formal degree. She worked as a nurse’s aide for many years until she took some time to stay home with her kids. Over the course of Lisa’s life, she worked at a local furniture store and spent many years in the restaurant industry, including managing her own café in Morganville, Kansas. Lisa spent her most recent years working at a daycare center, taking care of kids that she loved like her own. She made a lot of friends over her lifetime and can be best described as hard-working, strong-minded, and kind-hearted. Her faith in God was evident in her daily life and she was actively involved with Faith United Presbyterian Church, Clifton, Kansas.

Lisa is survived by the love of her life, Michael Kopfer; her children, Amber (Kelly) Kitchener, Brandon (Brittany) Beikmann, Cody (Jayden) Newell, Christian (Eden) Newell; her step-daughter, Zoey Kopfer; grandchildren, Jaxton, Kolton, Aaron, Logan, Emery, Rosalind, Ryver; her parents; sister, Connie Trumble; brother, Dan Trumble; four nephews; parents-in-law; sister-in-law; brother-in-law; and several aunts; uncles; and cousins.

Lisa was preceded in death by her sister, Ronda; grandparents, Edward and Wilma Trumble and Leonard and Arline Kuck.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life on August 27th, beginning at 11:00 am at Faith United Presbyterian Church, Clifton, Kansas.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Tammy Walker Cancer Center, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, or to Michael Kopfer to help with final expenses, in care of Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home and Crematory, 500 S. Ohio St., Salina, Kansas 67401.

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