Barbara J. Kopjo, nee Granger

Barbara J. Kopjo, nee Granger, age 79, of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late John F. Kopjo: fond mother of Jeffrey Kopjo, James (Dawn) Kopjo, Denise Kopjo, and the late John (Jean) Kopjo; proud grandmother of Steven (Sara), Valentine, Samantha (Mike Sumrow) Kopjo, Christopher, Matthew and Madison; great grandmother of Stephen Grant and Serena. Long time best friend of Anthony, Gloria Massaro, Heidi, Marcy and Marty. Visitation, Friday, October 27, 2017, 3 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Saturday, October 28, 2017, 9 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral Saturday 9:30 A.M. to St. Barbara Parish, 4008 Prairie Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513. Mass 10 A.M. Interment Private Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. Memorials appreciated to Hines Fisher House, c/o Hines VA Hospital Volunteer Services, 5000 S. Fifth Ave. Hines, IL 60141. Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. George & Janice Botzenhart condolence:

    Our sincere condolences to the Kopjo family
    Such a sweet lady and good friend.
    George & Jan

  2. Marcine Barnes condolence:

    Barb we loved you with all of our hearts
    You were a great friend of my families,mine and you will live in my heart forever! Marcine Barnes

  3. Michael and Michelle Glover condolence:

    Our condolences to the Kopjo family. Great memories from all the baseball years spent together.

  4. Tiffany Sledge condolence:

    I would like to express my condolences to the Kopjo Family. I am truly going to miss Barb. Barb was very kind towards me and always showed me respect. I am so very sorry for your loss. May God keep and protect your family.

  5. Julie Kaleta condolence:

    It is hard to realize I will not see her again she shared her love with everyone. I will deeply miss her.
    She was a very special person loved by everyone.
    I am so so sorry for your loss.
    One in a billion person.

  6. JIm Buresh condolence:

    My deepest sympathy to the Kopjo family. Remember fondly those great days in Brookfield Babe Ruth baseball with Barb and the whole Kopjo family.

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