George Albert Hopp 91of Frankfort, IN, died September 19, 2011 at Witham Hospital, Lebanon, IN. Born October 28, 1919 in Kirklin, IN to the late Oral & Pauline (Nolte) Hopp. He married Mary Jean Smith on September 14, 1939 in Kirklin, IN and she preceded him in death on October 1, 1992. He then married Mary Jane (Swope) Lane on December 3, 1994 and she survives. Mr. Hopp was 1937 graduate of Kirklin High School. He helped family with farming in Kirklin, owned Standard Oil Station in Kirklin, went on to work at Firestone in Noblesville for several years. He loved fixing things and working at Hopp’s Sales & Service in Kirklin. He also enjoyed his 34 years at Beard’s Equipment in Frankfort. He was a member of the Community Christian Church. His integrity and generosity touched many family and friends. The family wishes to thank the many friends, neighbors, caretakers, etc. who have helped support our parents in sunshine and in rain.
Visitation and Services
Service will be 2 p.m. Friday, September 23, 2011 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 22 from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of donor’s choice.
Wife: Mary Jane Lane Hopp of Frankfort, IN
3 Daughters: Marilyn (Wade) Nutter of Athens, Georgia, Deborah (Rick) Klawun of Jackson, TN and Cynthia (Todd) Brown of Brownsburg, IN
1 Son: Gordon (Carolyn) Hopp of Indianapolis
Step Son: Robert W. (Connie) Lane Sr. of Frankfort
Step Daughter: Linda Alward of Cullman, AL
18 Grandchildren and 20 Great Grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Mary Jean, 2 brothers, James & Dwight Hopp and grandson, James Maxwell.