Obituary: Robert “Bob” G. Hoppes


Bob HoppesRobert “Bob” G. Hoppes, 84, of Galva, KS, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at Bethany Home, Lindsborg.  He managed the Co-Ops in Belmont and Durham and was a sales manager for Southeast Publications.

Bob was born on April 5, 1936, in Longton, KS, the son of Ivan T. and Agnes B. (McConnell) Hoppes.  He graduated from Chase High School (Chase, KS).  On December 3, 1955, Bob was united in marriage to Lois Elaine Partington in Chase.

Survivors include: his loving wife of 65 years, Lois of the home; three children, Robert, Jr. (Debbie) Hoppes of Land O’ Lakes, FL, Danny (Teresa) Hoppes of Inverness, FL, and Jeff Hoppes of Galva, KS; a sister, Carol Brooks of Wichita, KS; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Dalbert Hoppes, and a sister, Norma Donovan.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 3, 2021, at the Empire Cemetery in Galva, KS.

Memorial donations may be given to the Shriners Hospitals for Children in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.  Personal condolences may be sent to the family at

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