LUTHER — Isabelle Mary Choponis passed away the afternoon of Monday, June 10, 2019 at her residence in Luther. She was 102.
She was born Isabelle Mary Preidis on April 7, 1917 in Braddock, Pennsylvania to John and Cecilia (Luksis) Preidis. The family moved to the Luther area soon after her birth. On October 3, 1937 at the St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Luther she was married to Joseph William Choponis who predeceased her on September 25, 1985. She was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church the majority of her life and regularly attended Mass until very recently. Isabelle was a true homemaker and caregiver.
She is survived by her seven children: Karen (Bill) Ludwig of Traverse City, Roger of Traverse City, Janet (Dan) Shoup of Traverse City, and David of Luther, Mel (Addie) of Luther, Michael of Luther, and Teresa of Traverse City. She is survived by 13 grandchildren and 33 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph, her parents, and her brother Anthony.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at noon Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Luther with Rev. Fr. Ron Schneider officiating. Visitation with the family will begin at 10 a.m. with a Rosary prayer service beginning at 11:30 a.m. prior to services. Burial will take place at North Park Cemetery.