Inge Ernestine Healey, 83, of Copperas Cove, passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, August 21, 2021, at Viss Family Funeral Home, 1614 S FM 116, Copperas Cove, TX 76522. Visitation will be from 5 – 7:00 pm, Friday, August 20, 2021, at Viss Family Funeral Home.
Inge was born October 10, 1937, to Willi and Frieda Hoffmann in Goerlitz, Germany. In her early life, Inge attended school and worked in Goerlitz before she relocated to West Germany and began working in a hospital. While Inge was employed with the hospital, she met Richard Healey through mutual friends. They instantly clicked and were later married on July 8, 1960, in Karlsruhe, Germany. After moving between Germany, Rhode Island, and Copperas Cove, Inge and Richard finally settled in Copperas Cove, Texas in January of 1974. Inge later began working for the Copperas Cove Independent School District in food services for 16 years with 10 of them being with the High School snack bar.
Inge was an avid couponer and was always searching for the best deals. She loved bingo, traveling to Vegas, and her pets but she loved her family most.
Inge was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband of 50 years, Richard A. Healey.
Inge is survived by her sons, Richard Healey and Patrick Healey and wife, Elisabeth; and two granddaughters, Lauren and Samantha Healey.
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