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Larry Hopwood

May 29, 1942 ~ January 31, 2022 (age 79)

Obituary

 

Larry Hopwood, age 79, of Elmwood, Wisconsin died Monday, January 31, 2022 at the Baldwin Care Center, Baldwin, Wisconsin.

 A private family service is planned.

Larry was born May 29, 1942, to Will and Olive (O’Connell) Hopwood in El Paso Township, Pierce County, Wisconsin.  He attended Spring Valley Schools and graduated with the Class of 1960.  A year later, on June 10, 1961, Larry married Cathy Falde.  They were married at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Elmwood.  After marriage they lived in St. Paul for a while before purchasing their farm in Rock Elm Township.  They were blessed with 4 children: Suzanne, Steve, Shawn and Sandra.

Larry was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed fishing.  He worked as a tool and die maker and kept busy on his hobby farm raising beef cows and hogs.

Preceding him in death were his parents; stepmother Hazel; daughter Sandra Binkowski; granddaughter Amber Wheeler; brother Morris ‘Dick’ Hopwood; brother-in-law William Van; mother-in-law and father-in-law Gordon and Jean Falde.

Survivors include his wife Cathy of Elmwood; children: Suzanne (Dave) Casey of Menomonie; Steve (Jamie) Hopwood of Elmwood; Shawn Hopwood of Roberts and sons-in-law: Corey Binkowski and Dave Wheeler; 9 grandchildren: Jordan (Hannah) Wheeler; Miranda (Tanny) Flowers; D.J. Wheeler; Justin (Tasha) Hopwood; Jesse Hopwood, Hunter Hopwood; Zac Binkowski; Hayley (Brandyn) Seipel; and Paige (Mike Erlitz) Binkowski; 6 great grandchildren: Braylon and Ellie Hopwood; Lydia Hopwood; Camdyn and Carter Seipel; and Donavin Erlitz; sisters: Marilyn (Robert) Slonecker, Sterling, CO.; Ramona Van, Plum City, WI.; Karen (Jim) Olek, Andover, MN.; sister-in-law Wanda Hopwood, Spooner, WI.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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