STEPHEN, Minn. -- John William Hoper, 74, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., entered into rest on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, from complications of leukemia.
He is the loving father of Patti Hoper of Devils Lake, N.D., Lauri (Joe) Brady of Phoenix and Michael Hoper of Maryland Heights; dear grandfather of Joseph Jr., Jake and Justin Brady; dear brother of Carol Hagen of Fosston, Minn., and the late Phyllis Fischer; dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.
Mr. Hoper was an avid hunter, fisherman and equestrian. He also was a sports fan of St. Louis Cardinals, Blues and Rams teams. He especially loved being in the outdoors.
Memorial services will be held at a later date in Stephen.
Interment will be in St. Petri Cemetery in Stephen.
Schrader Funeral Home in Ballwin is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may sign the family's online guestbook at Schrader.com.