Donald 'Chico' Dean Koopman
Donald "Chico" Dean Koopman, 74, of Osakis MN, formerly of Pipestone, MN, passed away Tuesday, January 1st, 2019, after a long struggle with cancer in Douglas County Hospital (Alomere Health). Donald was born December 30, 1944 in Pipestone MN to William and Margaret (Luchen) Koopman. Donald was united in marriage to Karen Feda-Rud on November 25, 1989. In 2000 Donald and Karen bought an antique store called Grandpa's Attic & Gifts in Osakis MN. Donald also worked as a painter for 40 years until he got cancer.
Donald is preceded in death by his parents William and Margaret (Luchen) Koopman, 5 brothers and 3 sisters. Donald is survived by his loving wife Karen (Feda-Rud) Koopman of Osakis MN; 2 stepsons, Randy (Joni) Rud of Dayton MN; John (Jessica) Rud of Chicago, IL; his brother Ronald (Audrey) Koopman of Tracy MN; 4 grandsons, 2 granddaughters, and 5 great-grandchildren. Donald went to the U of M Medical School bequest program. A celebration of life will be held for Donald on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019, from noon-3 p.m. at the VFW in Osakis MN, 701 E. Eighth Ave.