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 William Wesley “Hoppy” Hoppenrath

William Wesley “Hoppy” Hoppenrath

Birth
Elwood, Madison County, Indiana, USA
Death 17 Jan 2013 (aged 83)
Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana, USA
Burial Elwood, Madison County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 103780104 · View Source
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William Wesley Hoppenrath "Hoppy", 83 of Carmel, Indiana died peacefully at home on January 17th surrounded by his loving family.

Bill was born in Elwood, IN son of the late Dr. Wesley Merle and Theresa Frances Butler Hoppenrath. He married Joan Phyllis Norman in 1950 who preceded him in death in 2003. His two sisters, Joyce Ann Wampler and Janis Lou Colcord, also preceded him in death.

Bill graduated from Wendell Willkie High School and Ball State University. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He worked for Ex-Cell-O Corporation in Elwood and Lima, Ohio before moving his family to Ithaca, NY in 1968 to work for Therm, Inc., retiring in 1990 as Vice President of Sales and member of the Board of Directors. Bill's greatest joys were outdoor landscaping of his homes, golfing and spending time with family. He will be remembered for his kindness, generosity and humor.

Bill is survived by his wife of 8 years, Marilyn J. Hoppenrath; brother Frank "Ote" (June) Hoppenrath of Elwood; his children, Susan Dale Hoppenrath and her partner Jan Mahoney of La Grange, KY; Wesley Norman (Judy) Hoppenrath of Carmel; Teresa Ann Hoppenrath (G.P. Zurenda, Jr.) of Ithaca, NY; grandson William John Hoppenrath; nephew Tony (Tami) Hoppenrath and niece Andrea (Dr. Carl) Satorius.

Bill is also survived by his extended family Steve Bone, Barbara and Craig Murphy, and Kathy and Jim Brown and their children.

Gravesite Details Services entrusted to Flanner and Buchanan.

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  • Created by: William Taber
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103780104
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Wesley “Hoppy” Hoppenrath (22 May 1929–17 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103780104, citing Elwood Cemetery, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by William Taber (contributor 46480146) .