Gilbert Lee  Hoppe
Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019 in his home after a courageous battle with cancer. Gilbert was born November 27, 1942 to Alfred and Elma Hoppe (Malz) in Le Sueur township. On June 18, 1966 he was united in marriage to Linda Peterson. Gilbert enjoyed spending time with family, fishing, feeding his birds and spending time outdoors.
He is survived by his wife Linda Hoppe (Peterson), sons James Hoppe and Jason Hoppe, daughter Janet (Brian) Yee, all of Mankato. Brother Dennis (Linda) Hoppe, sisters Karen (Tim) Vaubel, Judy (Steven) Frank, Helen Peterson and Donna Schwartz. Grandsons Jason Hoppe Jr. and Samuel Yee, granddaughters, Noreen Vickstrom, Kayla Hoppe, Mariah Noy, Elizabeth Hoppe and Adelyn Yee.

Gilbert is preceded in death by his mother and father, Alfred and Elma Hoppe, brother-in-laws Darrell Peterson, Robert Peterson, Leonard Peterson and Joseph Schwartz and nephew David Peterson.

Memorial Service is planned for Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 1:30pm at Sunrise Church in St. Peter.
Published on September 17, 2019


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