Jan. 23, 1933 - Nov. 16, 2008
Josef Hoppen, 75, of Sarasota since 1994, formerly of Rochester Hills, Mich., died Nov. 16, 2008.
A funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Sarasota. Wiegand Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his loving wife, Rosemarie, of 50 years; sons Michael of Osprey, Kenneth of Sarasota, and Mark of Bloomfield Hills, Mich.; a sister, Brigitte Liersch, of Germany; and four grandchildren.