Geneva Ellen Kopnicky Rives

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Geneva Ellen Kopnicky Rives, 73, of Manvel, TX passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014. She was born on March 19, 1941 to Stanley Kopnicky and Angeline Watzlavic Kopnicky in Bay City, TX.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Stanley and Angelina Kopnicky; her sister, Shirley Roeder; her sons, Charley “Bubba” Rives and Don Stanley Rives.

Geneva is survived by her husband, Charley Rives of Manvel, TX; her daughters, Sherry Duschamp of Pearland, TX, Julie Neisler of Manvel, TX and Tina Jackson and husband Randy of Rosharon, TX; sister, Dorothy Ragain and husband Chuck of Angleton, TX; brothers, Fred Kopnicky and wife Ann of Houston, TX and Donald Kopnicky and wife Connie of Huntsville, TX; 9 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and cherished friends.

Friends are cordially invited to the visitation with the family on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. in the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Parlor with a memorial service to begin at 3:00 P.M. in the chapel of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home, 311 N. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, TX 77546 (281) 992-7200.

Condolences may be sent to the Rives family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at


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