Dr. Jerry Quentin Hoppe, 82, passed away at home in Shasta County, California. He is survived by his wife, Mary Virginia Alexandria; his children: Michael & Deanne, Matthew, and Jennifer; his grandchildren: Ashly, Steven, Timothy, Sierra, Alexander, Mason, Jasmine, Dakota, and Dmitry; his great-grandchildren: Alexander and Amelia; and his siblings: Judy, Larry Sr, Sandy, and Sharon. He was preceded in death by: Arthur Hoppe, father; Verlyn Jimenez, mother; Otelio Jimenez, stepfather; Sheila Hoppe, sister; and Herbert Hoppe, brother. Jerry was born in Plum Creek, Kansas. In his lifetime, Master Sergeant Hoppe served and retired from the USAF, Canyon Country HS JROTC, and California DOC. Jerry served with various charities. A funeral is scheduled for 12:30 P.M. on Monday, December 11, 2017, at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, with full military honors. No viewing. Public invited. In lieu of tributes, please continue his altruistic legacy and donate in his name to your choice.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Dec. 10, 2017