Date of BirthMay 13, 1930

Willard Hollopeter Obituary

Date of BirthMay 13, 1930

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Date of PassingJanuary 01, 2016

Willard Hollopeter Obituary

from Columbia, Indiana, United States

Date of BirthMay 13, 1930

Willard Hollopeter Obituary

Date of BirthMay 13, 1930

33 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 01, 2016

Willard Hollopeter Obituary

from Columbia, Indiana, United States


ALBION — Willard E. Hollopeter, 85, of Albion died on Jan. 1, 2016, at Presence Sacred Heart Home in Avilla. He was born on May 13, 1930, in Huntertown to the late Lewis and Emma (Martin) Hollopeter. He was a farmer all of his life and worked at Slater Steel for 27 years. He was a member of Merriam Christian Chapel Church. He loved his farming, going out for breakfast daily and family vacations. He was a very giving and loving father and grandfather to his children and loved all his grandchildren. He will be remembered for a great sense of humor. "Bill" will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends. He was married to Shirley (Auld) Hollopeter, who preceded him in death in 2010. He leaves behind sons, Mark Hollopeter of Albion and Craig Hollopeter of Warsaw; a daughter, Pamela Hale of Columbia City; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael; a daughter, Debra; a sister and seven brothers. A memorial service is at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at Harper Funeral Homes, Albion Chapel, 771 Trail Ridge Road, with visitation two hours prior to the service. Burial will take place at Rose Hill Cemetery, Albion, at a later date. Memorials are to Presence Sacred Heart Home. To leave online condolence, visit www.harperfuneralhomes.com.

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