|Birth: ||Mar. 28, 1937|
|Death: ||Oct. 29, 2012|
Larry E. Hopper, of Toledo, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012 in Marshalltown. He was 75 years of age.
Father: Lloyd Hopper
Mother: Lola (nee Fox)
Brothers: Charles, LeRoy, Terry, & Jack
Wife: Kathy (nee Karkosh)
Larry was a graduate of Vinton High School. On September 27, 1959, he was united in marriage to Kathy Karkosh in Vinton, Iowa. From 1956-1959, Larry drove truck from farm to dairy, hauling milk for Garrison Creamery. He then went to work for Concrete Material out of LeGrand for ten years. He spent the remainder of his working years with the D.O.T out of Tama, spending thirty-one years there and retired in 1998. He drove semi for Bituminous Material in the summer for ten years and in the winter he wintered in Texas. He also broke draft horses for two years at Pipe Creek, Texas.
Larry spent twelve years wintering in McAllen, Texas, enjoying the warm weather, fruit, and other retirees. His passion was gardening, fishing, and woodworking. He also enjoyed talking and storytelling.
Preceding him in death were his parents; and one brother, Charles Hopper.
A Memorial Service was held November 5, 2012 in Tama, followed by burial at Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo.
Created by: Kate Sutherland
Record added: Nov 12, 2012
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Added: Nov. 21, 2012