Lynne Koppenhaver, of Virginia Beach, passed away on Friday, February 5, 2016 at the age of 46 years. She was born on September 12, 1969 in Oakland, California to the late Carroll D. and Trudy K. Smith.
Left to Cherish Lynne’s memory are her husband of 26 years, Michael; son Patrick R.; son Phillip M. and his wife Virginia; son Killian T.; son Keiran A. Koppenhaver; mother Trudy K. Smith; brother Michael Smith; and sister Debra Webb; niece Katie Houpt; nephew Johnnie Houpt; niece Brooke Barnes; and nephew Andy Barnes. Further survived numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins in Iowa, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, other relatives, and friends.
Lynne shared with her family and friends a wonderful sense of humor and her love of karaoke. In her vocation as wife to Michael, she was exceedingly supportive of his Naval and Maritime Career both at sea and ashore. She was always supporting her children’s musical (which encompassed marching band, symphonic, and orchestral settings) and athletic (encompassing baseball, basketball, football, and wrestling) endeavors and being one of their biggest fans.
Memorial services for Lynne will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Altmeyer Funeral Home Southside Chapel (5792 Greenwich Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23462) at 7 PM with reception to follow.
As Lynne was an active participant for St. Baldrick’s Foundation, her family would like to direct memorial contributions to benefit their work with treating childhood cancer. It was so dear of a cause to her that she even shaved her head to be in solidarity with those courageous souls battling cancer. Contributions to this fund may be made at www.tmcfunding.com by clicking HERE.
The Altmeyer Funeral Home-Southside Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed to the family by clicking on the “post a condolence” button below.
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