David-HOPKINS-Obituary

David F. HOPKINS

Forest Lake, Minnesota

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Age 73 of Chisago City Passed away peacefully on Aug. 24th surrounded by his family. Preceded in death by sisters, Marian Doan, Verla Smith, Sally Hopkins; brothers, Edward "Bud" Hopkins, John Hopkins. Survived by sisters, Shirley Pavolka, Carol (Jim) Clemens, Judy (Jack) Rice, Myrt...

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David touched my life like no other. I am so greatful I got to know and work with him. He will be missed.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

You are home now my dear friend. I will miss you greatly,"Dad" We will all have the pleasure of seeing you again someday.
Dave,Barbara Hallis

Nancy Kramer & family~~~Aug 26, 2012
How will I walk through my days without you, my beloved friend? I weep selfishly for my personal loss, but laugh joyfully seeing you in my dreams running and leaping without that four-wheeled devil! I will forever miss our pizza parties in the gazebo, and our rides through-out the country, looking for new painting ideas, while rehashing your childhood history. I still believe that there is not anyone you don't know in Chisago County; you always...

Dave and I had many years together competeing against each other at Bunkies Bowling Alley and the National Paralized Veterans Games. His spirit of competition took him to many games. His sense of humor was always there. Thursday afternoons after several years became better as more bowlers finally joined us to add competition. He also was a great artist and loved his garden. Dave was a great inspiration to all. He tried everything.
Dave will be missed on Thursdays at bowling, but I...

My Uncle Dave was the best most courageous man in the whole wide world. I will miss him terribly

We are sure glad you were able to attend the National Veterans Wheel Chair games, you are a true competitor and you have always had a great spirit and still do. Climb high and soar like an eagle.

Dave great to be around always a sense of humor was a great inspiration to me when I first started bowling with the group will be greatly missed.

David, Bonnie, and Dale Haugen at Veterans Games