Monica Lee-Carman Coopshaw

Born: Sat., Mar. 24, 1979
Died: Fri., Feb. 17, 2012


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Feb. 20, 2012
Location: Maier Family Funeral Home

Graveside Service

4:30 PM Tue., Feb. 21, 2012
Location: Oak Grove Cemetery

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Monica Lee-Carman Coopshaw, age 32, of Manistee (formerly of Ovid) passed away on Friday, February 17, 2012 at her home.

     Monica was born on March 24, 1979 to John Carman and Kathy (Fisher) Maier at Owosso Memorial Hospital.  She attended Manistee High School until mid senior year and graduated from Ovid-Elsie High School with the Class of 1997.  Monica was employed during high school at Oleson Food Store in Manistee.  After graduation, she was employed by Waste Management and Cellular-One in Manistee and Security Alarm Company in Owosso.

     On August 27, 2005, Monica married Ryan Coopshaw at the Ovid First Baptist Church. She was a member of the Ovid First Baptist Church.  Monica loved the Lord.

Monica enjoyed playing games and watching mud bogging with her sons , playing pool and reading.  Spending time with her family was a priority.

     Monica leaves to cherish her memory her sons: Travis Lee and Lukas Robert Coopshaw of Manistee; and a step-son Austin Ryan Coopshaw of Bear Lake; her parents: Tom and Kathy Maier of Weidman and John and Mary Carman of Ovid; brothers:  Chad (Tara) Carman of Chapin, Brad and (Amy Jo) Carman of Elsie; a brother-in- law,  Jason (Carey) Coopshaw;  step-brothers:  Pastor Tim (Marce) Dickenson and Tom (Stacy) Maier; step-sisters: Lori  and Shelly Thompson, Amy Dickenson, Sherry (Chad) Hitchens and Tracy VanAtta; grandparent: Ken and Gwen Fisher, Marie and Jerry VanWormer and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

     Monica was preceded in death by her husband, Ryan (who passed away in 2006), grandfather, Donald Carman and grandparents, Rita and Clare Maier; great -grandparents, Max and Wilma Loynes , Earl and Gladys Frasier, George and Georgea Carman, and mother and father-in-law, Robert and Julie Coopshaw.

     Funeral services for Monica will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at the Weidman Baptist Church on Airline Road in Weidman with Pastor Dean Willard and Pastor Aaron Hadley officiating.  Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, February 21 at 4:30 pm at Oak Grove Cemetery in Manistee. The family will receive friends at a visitation to be held on Monday, February 20 at Maier Family Funeral Home in Weidman from 6 to 8 p.m.

     In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations in Monica’s honor  be made to a trust fund set up at the Isabella bank, Weidman for her sons, Travis and Lukas.

The family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Maier Family Funeral Home, Verdun Family Funeral Home and Brigham Funeral Chapel.

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