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8/14/2014 2:34:00 PM
Earl Milo Hopkins

Earl Milo Hopkins, 89, of West Concord, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester, Saint Marys Campus.

He was born Dec. 8, 1924, in Milton Township, the son of Milo and Ida (White) Hopkins. Earl attended District 5 country school, known as Kutzler School House. He married Gladys Dohrmann on June 13, 1948, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Pine Island. After marriage Earl worked for his father on the farm. Earl had a canned milk route for 16 years, and also farmed, later moving to Ellington Township and continued to farm until his death. Earl was a farmer at heart.

Earl was a member of Concord Church of Christ where he was a deacon, usher and church treasurer. Earl was the Ellington Township treasurer where he served from 1974 until the present. He enjoyed his family, bowling and riding around the farm on his Gator.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys of West Concord; four daughters, Glady (Larry) Rucker of Oronoco, Cindy (Dennis) Dohrmann of Claremont, Ann (Jeff) Franzen of Dodge Center and Beth Hodgman of West Concord. Earl is also survived by eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Daisy (Art) Norris of Sedona, Ariz.; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, four sisters, and his son-in-law, Scott Hodgman.

Visitation was held at Michaelson Funeral Home in West Concord on Thursday, Aug. 7, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and at Concord Church of Christ on Friday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. at Concord Church of Christ, with Revs. Jim Allard and Dan Lundgren officiating. Interment was in the Concord Cemetery in West Concord.

Memorials are preferred to the donor's choice.

Claremont Service

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