Hoppe, Max F.
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Max F. Hoppe, age 81, of 430 20th Avenue South, Wisconsin Rapids, WI died Monday, August 26, 2013 at his home.
Funeral Services are 11:00 AM Thursday, August 29, 2013 at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Rev. James Douglas will officiate. Visitation will be at St. Paul's Church on Thursday from 9:00-11:00 AM. Burial will be at Restlawn Memorial Park at a later date.
Max was born April 15, 1932 in Chicago, IL to Fritz and Meta (Brischke) Hoppe. He married Nancy R. Piper on May 12, 1956. Max was a machinist at Diversy Co. from 1952-1958. He then moved to Wisconsin Rapids where he was a machinist at Consolidated Papers Inc. at both the Biron Division and the Kraft Division. Max retired from the Kraft Division in 1991 as a maintenance supervisor.
Max enjoyed bowling, especially in the Mixed Couples League and loved golf, where he was a member at the Ridges and later at Bull's Eye Country Club. Max always loved his time with his family especially his grandchildren. Max was a long time member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
Max is survived by his wife, Nancy; two children, Jody (Dwight) Vargas of Monona, WI and Kurt (Sue) Hoppe of Wisconsin Rapids, WI and four grandchildren, Emily (Fiancé-Trevor Voice) Vargas of Madison, WI, Phil (Bernie) Vargas of Bourbonnais, IL, Elizabeth (Andrew) Nemeth of Waukegan, IL and Willie (Fiancé- Andrea Valachovic) Hoppe of South Korea.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be designated to the St. Paul's Mortgage Fund.
Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids is handling all arrangements.
RITCHAY FUNERAL HOME
1950 12TH ST SOUTH Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495-0847
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Aug. 28, 2013