Herbert G. Kopecki

Herbert G. Kopecki

July 24, 1935 – December 8, 2020

Herbert Glen Kopecki was born in Mission, Texas on July 24, 1935 to John and Emilia Kopecki.

He moved to the Turlock Area as a teenager.  He worked for Modesto Tallow for 35 years.  He married Donna Mannon in 1956 and divorced in 1973.  They had five children, Randy, Kelly, Terrie, Janet and Cheryl.

He married Joyce Ashlock in 1976 with seven step children, Ronnie, Randy, Debbie, Ricky, Kathy, Robby and Carol.  He settled in Turlock where he lived until he died or respiratory complications at Emanuel Hospital.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Janet Mitchell, his brothers John, Lambert, Steve and Albert and his sister Theresa.

He is survived by his children, Randy, Kelly, Terrie, and Cheryl.

A catholic graveside service will be held at 2:00pm on Friday December 18, 2020 at Sunnyside Cemetery in Stevinson, Ca.


  • Cheryl (Kopecki) Hart December 16, 2020 6:31 pm

    You may no longer be physically with us but you are not gone, as you will always be in are heart. We love you dad and always will.

  • Ron Ashlock March 15, 2021 3:22 pm

    Pop and Mom were our favorite camping partners and will always be remembered in future camps. We all loved fish fries and meals of venison. Any time we play cards, dominions, and of course dice, you will be on our minds. We already miss you.

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