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Mark R. Hopper, 55, of Defiance, passed away on Tuesday evening, August 6, 2019 at OSU Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.
Mark was born on May 27, 1964 to Robert and Mildred Hopper. On March 29, 1985 he married Renee (Wonderly) Hopper, who resides in Defiance.
Mark graduated from Defiance High School and Four County Career Center in 1982. He was the former Defiance County EMA Director. Mark was currently employed by Sauder Woodworking and was an avid woodworker. He attended Xperience Church in Defiance. Mark will be sadly missed by his family, many good friends, and his four-legged buddy, Ginger.
He is survived by his wife, Renee Hopper, son Joshua (Renee) Hopper of Ottawa, and daughter Alisa (Corey) Angeloff of Brunswick, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers Timothy and Donald Hopper.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 pm on Friday, August 9, 2019 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Schaffer Funeral Home, with Pastor Matt Baringer officiating. Burial will follow the service at Riverside Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.