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Parker Gil Copper, age three months, the son of Chance Gil and Shasta Jo (Masters) Copper, was born October 16, 2022, in Des Moines, IA. He went to be with Jesus in Heaven on Sunday, January 29, 2023, at Unity Point Hospital in Des Moines, IA.
Parker was the joy of his parents’ and his sister’s lives and will always be in their hearts.
He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Gilbert and Colleen Copper, Melvin and Georgia Estlund and Terry Masters; great uncles, T.A. Masters, John Harsch and Rodney Estlund.
Survivors include his parents, Chance and Shasta Copper, and his sister, Stoney Copper, all of Leon, IA; grandparents, Kevin Copper and companion, Cindy Rial, of Burnside, IA, Libby Estlund of Paton, IA and Todd and Barb Masters of Leon; great grandparents, Larry and Janel Allen of Carson, IA, Connie Moore of Osceola, IA and Charlotte Masters of Iowa; aunts and uncles, Mylie and Craig Davis of Dayton, IA, Natasha Taylor and companion, Jeremy Giermann, of Dayton; Coledon Bethel of Gowrie, IA, Shyanne and Logan Allen of Mount Ayr, IA, Jacey and Luke Long of Pawhuska, OK and Chance and Joslynn Masters of Mount Ayr; his family’s dog, Rhonda; and numerous cousins, other relatives and family friends.
Funeral services were held at the Trinity Christian Church, Decatur, IA on Friday, February 3, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. with Matt Remsburg officiating. Burial will be in the Trinity Hills Cemetery, Decatur, IA. A visitation was held at Trinity Christian Church on Thursday, February 2 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Slade – O’Donnell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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