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John Austin Hoopes
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1936
Berkeley
Alameda County
California, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 2013
Wisconsin, USA

Professor Hoopes passed away at the age of 77, after a brief illness. He earned his B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley. He belonged to the Acasia Fraternity there, and was a President. He received his PhD. in 1964 from MIT. He was in the U.S. Army Reserves, and was a Lieutenant, from 1960-1964. He moved his family to Madison, WI in 1964. He was a Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Wisconsin, from 1964 to 2013. He was an excellent mentor to many students there. He also published many articles that were relating to Hydraulics Engineering. He was a Boy Scout Leader for Shorewood Hills, and an active member of the Black Hawk Church. He worked with Christian student organizations. He liked camping, fishing, canoeing, basketball, and loved teaching. He was survived by his ex-wife, his daughter, son, daughter-in-law, his three grand-daughters, and his sister-in-law. 
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Madison
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Curious
Record added: Mar 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106221660
John Austin Hoopes
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Thank you for serving our country. Rest in peace.
- Curious
 Added: Mar. 5, 2013
 
 
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