Local man made difference in New Richmond business community
Thomas Koop, Sr., a resident of New Richmond and an instrumental person in bringing WITC to New Richmond, passed away on Feb. 5 at the age of 91.
“He was a very knowledgeable person and loved to read,” said his son Thomas Koop, Jr. “He was very insightful, especially when it came to education. He wanted to make sure every kid used every bit of their talent to the fullest. That is why he pushed so hard to bring WITC to New Richmond.”