William R. Kopriva

William R. “Willie” Kopriva, 84, of Gause died Wednesday, Sept. 9, in a Temple hospital.  Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron with Deacon Earl Colley officiating. 
Burial will follow in the Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Cemetery in Marak.  Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. with a rosary being recited at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Kopriva, retired farmer and rancher, was born April 11, 1931 in Milam County to Frank Anton and Amelia (Hrachovy) Kopriva, Sr. 
He had been a previous owner/operator of Kopriva’s Cabinets in Pendleton.  He is survived by children  Billy Kopriva of Hayden, Idaho; Mike Kopriva of Las Cruces, New Mexico, Sandy Kopriva Jordan of Cour D’Alene, Idaho, and Pamela Bowmer of Cedar Park; a brother  Walter Kopriva of Temple; a sister Vlasta Reed of Daphne, Alabama; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews
Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.