The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

July 27, 2012

Hoppe, 85

Enid News and Eagle

— Robert Hoppe will celebrate his 85th birthday this weekend with family and friends. Cards may be sent to 1410 N. 18th, Enid, OK 73701.

Robert was born July 30, 1927, in Detroit, Mich., where he attended school.

He served in the Korean War, after which he lived in Detroit and Chicago.

He moved his family to Enid in 1966, where he worked for Gold Spot Dairy. He later worked 23 years at Vance Air Force Base, retiring as housing administrator in 1993.

His children are Bob Hoppe Jr. and Barry Hoppe, both of Enid; Bruce Hoppe, Yukon; Tessa Meis, Denver, Colo.; and Don Skinner, Norman. He has 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.