David Arnold Cope


A Celebration of Life for David Arnold Cope, 70, of Aurora, will be held at a later date. He died suddenly Monday, January 18, 2021 at Essentia Health – Northern Pines in Aurora. Arrangements by Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora.

David was born August 4, 1950 in Cloquet, Minnesota to James and Marie (Westlund) Cope. Following high school he served in the US Army. Later, he married Mary Lou Ojibway. David worked for Sappi wood products for nearly 15 years.

Survivors include his sons: David Alan Cope, Jesse Cope and Daniel Cope-Holmes; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; siblings: Ruth Schmitz, Sylvia Thelen, Alice Miller, Linda Kesty, Patricia (Pat) Holmes, Rudy Cope and Dwayne Cope.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Mary Lou.

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