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Florence "Flossie" Hoppe

August 16, 1941 — September 22, 2023

New Munich, Minnesota

Florence "Flossie" Hoppe

 

Florence A. “Flossie” Hoppe, age 82 of New Munich, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Friday, September 22, 2023 at the CentraCare Care Center in Melrose, Minnesota.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11a.m. Tuesday, September 26 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Munich with Rev. Dan Walz officiating. Inurnment will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose and from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church in New Munich.

Florence Ann Koenig was born on August 16, 1941 in New Munich, Minnesota to George and Mary (Raeker) Koenig.  She attended New Munich Elementary School and graduated from Melrose High School in 1959. She worked at Raeker’s Grocery Store and Dave’s Grocery.  Flossie then worked at Jennie-O Turkey Store for two years and later worked at Melrose Elementary School, baking cookies until her retirement.  She was united in marriage to Richard “Rich” Hoppe on October 17, 1964 at Immaculate Conception Church in New Munich.  Together they had four children and five grandchildren.

Flossie was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Munich and a life member of the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed bowling in a lady’s league and a mixed doubles league for many years.  She also enjoyed gardening and canning, and watching her husband, sons, and grandsons play baseball.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Rich Hoppe of New Munich; children, Janice (Sam) Kramer of Freeport, Karen Hoppe of Pennock, Jim (Laura) Hoppe of New Munich, and Tom (Terri) Hoppe of New Munich; grandchildren, Ty (Kaylee) Reller of Sauk Rapids, Courtney Althaus of New Munich, Dillan Hoppe of New Munich and Erika Hoppe of New Munich; sister, Mary Ann Zierden of Melrose; -in-laws, Theresa Koenig of Sauk Centre, Jeanette Hoppe of Melrose, Ethleen Spanier of Paynesville, and Mary (Dan) Krueger of New Munich.

Flossie was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Ed Koenig; in-laws, Edmund Zierden, LeRoy Hoppe, Celestine and Marion Hoppe, and Melvin Spanier; and grandson, Brennen Hoppe.

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, September 25, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services Melrose

418 Fifth Ave SE, Melrose, MN 56352

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Visitation

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

650 Main St, New Munich, MN 56356

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Memorial Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

650 Main St, New Munich, MN 56356

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