Kenny L. Hopf, 76, Jasper

Kenny HopfKenny L. Hopf, 76, of Jasper, died Sunday (April 13) at his home. He was born in Jasper July 22, 1937, to Robert and Bernadine (Wehr) Hopf. He married Lois Buechler June 6, 1959, at St. Celestine Church in Celestine.

Kenny retired as a vice president of Cave Quarries Inc, where he worked for over 47 years. He was a 1955 graduate of Jasper High School and served in the Indiana Army National Guard. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Jasper Moose, was a 50 year member of the Jasper Knights of Columbus, a lifetime member of the Celestine Community Club, the Hoosier Campers, and the Jasper German Club. He enjoyed gardening, walking, riding his bicycle, camping, and traveling.

He is survived by his wife, Lois Hopf; one daughter, Gail Knust and husband Kennthy, Jasper; two sons, Greg Hopf and wife Karla Greener Hopf, Jasper, and Gary Hopf and wife Marcia Fuhrman Hopf, Bloomington, Illinois; seven grandchildren, Kyle and Dana Knust, Ryan and Brett Hopf, and Emily, Megan, and Adam Hopf; two sisters, Mary Ann Mehringer and husband Robbie, and Betty Jean Mehringer and husband Randy, all of Jasper; three brothers, Charlie Hopf and wife Linda Lou, and Larry Hopf and wife Pat, all of Jasper, and James Hopf and wife Terry, West Lafayette, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. St. Joseph Parish members will pray a rosary at 1 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, or a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

 


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