Delwyn D. Dopp (1935 - 2011)

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BILLINGS, Mont. - Delwyn D. Dopp, 75, of Billings, Mont., and formerly of Aurora, died on Wednesday, Aug. 24, in Billings, Mont.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 at the United Methodist Church in Aurora. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at the Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home in Oelwein, and after 10 a.m. on Thursday at the church.
Inurnment will be at a later date.
A memorial fund has been established in his name.
Delwyn Dale Dopp was born on Dec. 17, 1935 at the family home at Lamont, the son of Earl LeRoy and Deleva Ardus (Cook) Dopp. He graduated from Lamont High School at Lamont in 1953. While in high school he played basketball and was known as "The Big Gun."
He married Barbara Irene Chapman on May 27, 1956 at the United Methodist Church at Arlington. Del was a truck driver and later owned and operated Del's Feed and Supply in Aurora for many years. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Aurora. Del and Barbara moved to Billings, Mont. in 2005 where they attended the Hope Methodist Church. Del enjoyed his family, his grandchildren, his friends and many years of fishing on the Mississippi River.
Del is survived by his wife, Barbara Dopp of Billings, Mont.; four children, Dave Dopp of Oelwein, Lori (Jamie) Kemp of Billings, Mont., Sheri (Ed) Fasig of Dallas Center, and Randel (Michelle) Dopp of Cedar Rapids; 13 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and one brother, Kenneth (Leone) Dopp of Oelwein.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother (Dale Dopp).
Del will forever be in our hearts.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Sept. 6 to Oct. 6, 2011