Kopel, Stephen J. ‘Steve’ age 64, of Rosemount, passed away unexpectedly on March 16, 2012. Steve is preceded in death by his parents, Wilfred ‘Pete’ & Lillian Kopel. Survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Pamela; Daughters, Nikki Swenson, Stacy (Joe) Monahan and Kelly (Justin) Quade; grandchildren, Cole and Grace Swenson, Adam, Abby and Finlea Monahan and Asa, Eli and Asher Quade; siblings, Vicki (Barry) Rudnitsky, Don (Cindy) Kopel and Sandy Kopel; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Mass of Christian Burial will take place 11 AM Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 13900 Biscayne Ave. Rosemount, with visitation from 4-8 PM on Tuesday (3/20) at the White Funeral Home, 14560 Pennock Ave. Apple Valley (952 432 2001) and 1 hr. prior to Mass at Church. Interment, Fort Snelling National Cemetery.