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Walter J. Hopple, Jr.
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Obituary for Walter J. Hopple, Jr.

PEORIA—Walter J. Hopple, Jr., 88, of Peoria, passed away at 9:46 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Rosewood Care Center in East Peoria.

Born April 20, 1929, in Peoria, the son of Walter and Catherine Hopple, Sr., Walter married Evelyn Ready February 7, 1959. She died April 3, 1993 in Peoria. He later married Betty Meyers May 14, 1994 in Peoria. She died June 20, 2006 in Peoria.

Also preceding Walter in death was one son, Dennis Hopple; two sisters, Doris Danz and Kathryne Gauwitz.

A loving father, Walter is survived by one daughter, Debra (Bill) Poore of Creve Coeur; three grandchildren, Renea Hopple of Cornith, MS, Scott (Shannon) Hopple of Oxford, MS, David (Ashley) Hopple of Blue Mountain, MS; three great-grandchildren, Michael Rismiller, Michelle Rismiller and Matthew Rismiller; one brother, John (Carol) Hopple of Brimfield.

Walter was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

He owned and operated Midstate Landscaping and was happiest when he was working and enjoyed working his landscaping business.

Walter looked forward to his daily coffee with his coffee club meeting at 4 am.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 16, 2017 at The Wilton Mortuary. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Mortuary. Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 2141 W White Oaks Dr # A, Springfield, IL 62704 or Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 Eighteenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20006-3517.


Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

15

Dec

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

Service

Saturday

16

Dec

10:30 AM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

Cemetery Details

Location

Springdale Cemetery

3401 N. Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603


Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

Paralyzed Veterans of America

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