Curry R. Hopf

April 21, 1917 - Nov. 25, 2008

Curry R. Hopf of Waukesha was welcomed home by his heavenly father Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, at Linden Heights at age 91. He was born April 21, 1917, to Ralph and Pearl (nee O’Connor) Hopf.

On Aug. 3, 1940, he married the former Hazel Leberman in Waukesha. He had worked for Mahoney Sporting Goods from 1930 until 1960 and then worked at J.C. Penney from 1960 until 1975. Curry was a faithful member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church where he had been vice president of AAL, now Thrivent for Lutherans.

He is lovingly survived by his daughter-in-law, Dorothy (Terry) Treuden of Sussex; grandchildren, Stephanie (Greg) Lamas of Long Beach, Calif., Angela Hopf of Milwaukee, Veronica (Ryan) Westcot of Milwaukee and Bret (Cici) Hopf of Brown Deer; his stepgrandchildren, Daniel Treuden of South Milwaukee, Becky (Jonathan) Beckler of Muskego, Rachel (Lucas) Boehm of South St. Paul, Minn., Jesse (Jenny) Treuden of West Allis, Pete Treuden of Milwaukee and Jeremy Treuden of Sussex; and 12 great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his brothers, David and Randy; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Ruth and Charles Knoebel; a sister-in-law, Pearl Stearns; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel, on Oct. 24, 2008; his son, the Rev. Jeff Hopf; and sister, Jeanne Hopf.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Nov. 29, at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 700 Beechwood Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Arthur Koepsell will be presiding. Graveside services will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com
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