TAMA - Celeste L. Kupka, 86, of Tama, died peacefully on March 2, 2013 at Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City. Liturgy Service of Christian Burial will be held Friday, March 8 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama. Interment will follow at St Patrick's Cemetery in Tama. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama.
Survivors include five children, Susan (Shawn) Davis of Charles City, Joseph (Rhonda) Kupka of Richardson, Texas, Thomas Kupka (fiance Colleen) of Mesa, Ariz., Barbara (Ansley) Kupka-Smith of Camilla, Ga., and Carol (Mark) Paige of Mesa, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and one brother, James H. (Mavee) Hoover of Marion.
A memorial fund has been established.