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Blake-Lamb Funeral Home

4727 West 103rd Street, Oak Lawn, IL

OBITUARY

Dolores Ann Koupeny

September 20, 1933January 7, 2020

Dolores Ann Koupeny, age 86, passed away on Tuesday January 7, 2020; Beloved wife of the late Rudolph Koupeny; Loving mother of Robert (Karen) Koupeny; Dear sister of Margaret Bailey; Fond aunt of Dolores, Mary Alice "Muffin", Susan and James.

Dolores was a devoted Catholic, loved knitting and working in the family business. Most of all she loved her family. She will always be in our hearts. Please omit flowers.

A mass of christian burial for Dolores will be held Monday, January 13, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Sacred Heart Church, 8245 W. 111th St., Palos Hills, IL 60465. Following the mass of christian burial will be a committal service from 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 W. Hoff Rd., Elwood, IL 60421.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.blakelamboaklawn.com for the Koupeny family.

Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, January 13, 2020
  • Committal Service Monday, January 13, 2020

Memories

Dolores Ann Koupeny

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Andie McCarthy

January 10, 2020

I had the honor of working with Dee, Bob and Karen for many years. Being the wonderful, kind, generous and understanding people that they are, they quickly became like family. Dee was such a wonderful, smart lady who was always so kind and thoughtful and a joy to work with and know. When we had a busy day, she would keep things light with a lovely sense of humor that put a smile on your face. I really enjoyed hearing about her stories of her younger days when she worked in Chicago. Dee and Bob taught me a strong work ethic that I carry with me today - to work smart, to take the time to do things the right way, to treat people fairly and kindly and to be mindful and to listen with an open mind and an open heart. Sending heaps of love to Dee up above, Bob, Karen and their wonderful family. Love you guys, The Irish Lass

James Bailey

January 8, 2020

Aunt Dee was always a great role model for me. She lived her life with dignity and grace. I always admired her independence, but she was never selfish.
When I moved into my first house, Aunt was right there on the first day with a brand-new set of Corell dishes, many of which I still use, some 25 years later.
When we were less than 10, her son Bob (my cousin) and I had G.I. Joes - with tons of accessories of all kinds. Aunt sewed up some burlap cloth into small bags and filled them with sand. It was so cool that we were the only kids whose G.I. Joes hand sandbags - because they weren't available commercially.
But that was Aunt to a T, Always thoughtful and giving.
She will be sorely missed, but never, ever forgotten.

Muffin Cherry

January 8, 2020

Aunt, I love you and miss you. I am glad your suffering is over. You were a great role model. Thanks for always being there.