Robert Stephan Hoppe, 85, of Vero Beach, died Friday, July 31, 2009, at the VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach. Mr. Hoppe was born in New York and moved to Vero Beach in the early 1970s from upstate New York.
He had worked with his father in the family metal fabrication business in New York before working as a draftsman for the City of Vero Beach. Mr. Hoppe was of the Lutheran faith and a veteran of World War II, serving in the US Army. Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Bertha Mae Hoppe; four children; and three grandchildren.
No services are planned at this time.
Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960.