James "Jim" Richard Koppelman, Sr. 72, passed away in his sleep at home on January 9, 2016 in Rawlins, WY. He was born October 13, 1943 in Detroit, MI to parents Milford and Eleanor Koppelman. James is survived by his five children and their spouses, Maria (Paul), Caryn (Mario), Bonnie, James Jr. (Maria) and Kenneth; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Thomas Koppelman. The family will hold services at a later date.