In Memory of

Donald L. Hopkins

December 12, 1941 - May 21, 2020
From: Jolley, IA

Jolley – Donald “Hoppie” L. Hopkins 78, died Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Jolley, Iowa.  Graveside Services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Crown Hill Cemetery, Jolley, with Pastor Anita Bane officiating.

     Hoppie is survived by his wife Vada; daughter Marlene (Craig) Beatty of Las Vegas, Nevada; grandsons, Scott and Aaron Beatty; great-granddaughter Laina; and other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Gailord and Evelyn (Schull) Hopkins.

     Donald Lee Hopkins was born December 12, 1941 at Sac City, Iowa. He attended Jolley Community Schools.  On May 22, 1964 he was united in marriage to Vada Tammen at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Manson.  Hoppie owned and operated a Roto-Rooter Service for over 40 years until his retirement.  He was a member of Jolley Community United Methodist Church.   

Graveside Services
10:00 a.m. - Tuesday
May 26, 2020
Crown Hill Cemetery
Jolley, Iowa
Pastor Anita Bane



Monday, May 25, 2020 at 11:04 AM
“We're so sorry. Every time we hear a diesel motor rattle & zoom around the corner, we think of Hoppie driving by. Our deep sympathy is sent your way. ”
- Rich and Rhonda Segebart

Monday, May 25, 2020 at 7:20 AM
“Rest In Peace “hippie” Rest In Peace ”
- Charlie “tuna” Schnirring

Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 8:20 PM
“Sorry to hear Vada dad just told me. He will be missed he was a great guy and friend. ”
- Justin Fulcher

Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 7:03 PM
“We’re so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.”
- Pat and Bill Albright

Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 4:29 PM
“W e are so sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
- Neil and Loretta

Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 11:59 AM
“Prayers for all. Enjoyed our short encounters. ”
- Ray and Barbara

Friday, May 22, 2020 at 6:08 PM
“Brings back childhood memories. Strength to all.”
- Dr Dennis Ohrtman

Friday, May 22, 2020 at 5:29 PM
“So sorry Vada, and Marlene,for you loss. Sending you my prayers and thoughts.”
- Tina Williams

Friday, May 22, 2020 at 3:58 PM
“Vada, Marlene and family, so sorry to see that Donnie passed. My thoughts and prayers to you.”
- Jolene Rasty

Friday, May 22, 2020 at 1:26 PM
“We are so, so sorry Vada. We have lots of special memories of him and he will be missed.”
- Bill and Judy Hungate

Friday, May 22, 2020 at 6:58 AM
“Sorry Vada for your loss.”

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