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Otto Hopp 1870-1935


Posted By: Sharon Elijah (email)
Date: 10/27/2017 at 16:37:07

7 February 1935 - The Tipton Advertiser

Otto Hopp was born on Jan. 15, 1870 in Germany, and died at the home of his sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Petersen of 430 Locust St., Davenport, on Friday, Jan. 25 at 2:15 A.M., aged 65 years and 10 days. Mr. Hopp received his education in the schools of Germany and at the age of 24 came to America, going at once to New Liberty, Iowa, in 1894. He farmed in Scott county for 40 years, residing for the past 17 years in New Liberty. Mr. Hopp was a member of the Lutheran church and of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, No. 235 of Davenport.

Mr. Hopp had been in comparatively good health until about a week ago and was seriously ill only 3 days. He died of pneumonia after a very severe attack of influenza.

Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Petersen of Davenport, and Mrs. Marie Petersen and Mrs. Wilhamina Adler both of Germany. Three brothers and one sister preceded him in death.

Mr. Hopp was a quiet, friendly man, industrious and frugal, a lover of farm life.

Funeral services were held Monday at Runge funeral parlors at Davenport, the Rev. Otis Moore of South Bethel officiating.


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