Melissa S. Koppelmann

September 11, 2023

Melissa S. Koppelmann, 71, formerly of Frankfort, Ind., died on September 11, 2023 at Mulberry Health in Mulberry, Indiana.  She was born on April 18, 1952 in Clinton County to Paul G. and Lucella M. (Howard) Robinson.  She married Kenneth K. Koppelmann on September 25, 1971 in Frankfort and he preceded her in death on December 14, 2022.

Melissa is a 1970 graduate of Clinton Central High School and worked as Custodian at National Seal for over 40 years, retiring in 2014.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Frankfort.  She enjoyed her flower garden, loved sitting by the pool, watching “I Love Lucy”, and she loved her cats.  She loved spending time with her husband and best friends in the Dine & Travel Club, but her favorite thing was spending time with her Grandchildren.

Memorial Donations may be made in Melissa’s honor to the Clinton County Humane Society, P.O. Box 455, Frankfort, IN 46041.

Visitation and Services

A Funeral Service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 17, 2023 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main Street, Frankfort.  Friends may visit from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.  

Survived by:

Surviving are her Daughter: Jennifer (Brad) Morland of Lafayette; Sister: Melinda Elaine (Merc Nelson) of Indianapolis; Grandchildren: Connor and Kevin Ferdinand; and Great-Grandchildren: Ella Grace and Everett Ferdinand.  

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband: Kenneth, and daughter: Stacy Koppelmann.


Leave your Condolences

11 Condolences for “Melissa S. Koppelmann”

  1. Bill & Lora Layton September 13, 2023 at 5:29 pm

    To all of Melissa’s Family, so sorry for your loss, especially Conner & Kevin.

  2. Linda (Roe) Terry September 13, 2023 at 6:46 pm

    Melissa and I met our first day of first grade at Kirklin grade school with Mrs. McKinney as our teacher I consider her my friend. It was great to see her and Ken at our class reunion last October. My prayers are with her family and friends.

  3. Lynn Ostler September 13, 2023 at 7:51 pm

    So sorry to hear of Melissa’s passing. I went to school with her. She was an amazing lady.

  4. Mary Patchett September 13, 2023 at 9:32 pm

    Please except my sincere condolences on losing Melissa. She was a sweet lady. I worked with Kenny at The Times for many years. They were a special couple. They are now together again. Prayers for all of you.

  5. Sue Foard September 15, 2023 at 7:29 am

    Jennifer, So sorry to read about your mom’s passing. Thinking of you!

  6. Kathy Amos Uhrin September 15, 2023 at 9:31 am

    I’m so sorry to hear of Melissa’s passing. I graduated with both Melissa and Kenny and went to school with both of them starting at Kirklin Grade School. It was great to see both of them at our high school 50th reunion. Melissa was just a sweet soul. My condolences to your families.

  7. Lou Ray September 15, 2023 at 12:06 pm

    Jennifer so sorry to hear of Melissa:s passing, She was always so friendly to me at Federal Mogul. She will be missed God Bless

  8. Judith Crum September 15, 2023 at 1:39 pm

    Sorry to hear about Melissa’s passing! I worked with her at Federal Mogul, she was always full of pep and enthusiasm. She always made you laugh. Even though you were down. She will be missed by everyone.

  9. Jean Warren September 15, 2023 at 6:06 pm

    So sorry to hear about this. Missy was a joy to know. Our condolences to her family.

    Tom and Jean Warren

  10. Wanda Kercheval September 16, 2023 at 7:28 pm

    Sorry to hear of Melissa’s passing, she was always sweet to me. I have not seen her in a while.

  11. Penny Henderson September 21, 2023 at 1:03 pm

    I worked with Melissa for years and I’m sorry to see this, for me it was unexpected. She always smiled and just super. So sorry Lord Bless

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