MARENGO – Brian K. Hopper, 37, of Marengo, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in Sycamore.
He was born Oct. 14, 1975, in Woodstock, the son of Keith A. and Donita G. (nee Yerk) Hopper.
Brian was employed by Fastenal in Crystal Lake, a member of McHenry County Auxiliary Sheriff's police, a former McHenry County sheriff's correction officer and a former volunteer member of the Marengo Fire Department and Rescue Squad.
He is survived by his parents; son, Nolan Hopper, and Nolan's mother, Rachel Powers; brother, Mike; sister, Jill; fiancée, Jennifer Wilson, and her two children, Tyler and Sydney Wilson; and paternal grandfather, Wayne Hopper.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Jeanette Hopper; maternal grandparents, Bill and Peggy Yerk; aunt, Karen Cook; and uncle, Jerry Hopper.
The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Zion Lutheran Church, 408 Jackson St., Marengo, and from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23. Interment will be in Marengo City Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church or to the Nolan Hopper Educational Fund c/o Prairie State Bank, 800 W. Grant Highway, Marengo, IL 60152.
For information, call Fredrick Funeral Home, Hampshire, at 847-683-2711.