Obit: Hopkins, Michael (1945 - 2012)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Hopkins, Matheson, Gall

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 1/30/2013

Hopkins, Michael (30 May 1945 - 18 December 2012) With Flag

Michael Hopkins, 66, passed away Dec. 18, 2012, at his home in Congress, AZ.

Michael was born May 30, 1945, in Neillsville. He attended Neillsville schools. After completing his schooling, he joined the U. S. Army paratroopers. Later, he moved to Chico, CA, and worked for the telephone company. He decided to join the Stockton, CA, Fire Department and retired from there. He bought a motorhome and did a lot of traveling around the United States, including Alaska. Mike loved sailing, skydiving, trap shooting and cowboy shooting. He loved the outdoors and love spending time with friends and family.

Mike is survived by his wife, Jackie; brother, Bruce Hopkins (Marsha); half-brothers, Melvin Gall and Gale “Baldy” Gall (Susie), sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Carol (Matheson) Gall Hopkins; his father, Merton Hopkins; and sister-in-law, Pat Gall. He will be missed by all.



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