Phil Clarence Kopriva


(February 2003)

Word has been received of the death in San Francisco, Calif., of Phil Clarence Kopriva, 68, formerly of Powell.

He was born Aug. 6, 1934, in Powell to Clarence and Camille Kopriva.

Twice married, he was also twice divorced. He taught math and science and loved to play the oboe in orchestras and chamber groups in the San Francisco Bay area.

Survivors include daughters, Andrea Caron and husband David of Sebastopol, Calif., and Kristen Rehling and husband Scott in Mexico; and four grandchildren.

He requested there be no funeral services. Cremation has taken place, and ashes will be scattered this spring over a place he loved.