William H. Hoppe: 1935-2019
Last updated 6/5/2019 at Noon
Willie passed away at age 83 on May 8th, surrounded by his family.
He is survived by his wife, Elaine, of 38 years; beloved son Michael (LaNell), stepson John Imus; grandchildren Michelle Golder, Kelby Hoppe and Lisa (Chris) Moore; sister Margaret (Bill) Cooley.
He is also survived by his two cherished great-grandchildren, Everly and Camden, and many nephews and nieces.
He was born in Seattle, WA. His firefighting career started as a ladder truck driver for Station 18, followed by a pioneer in arson investigation as a detective on the Seattle Fire and Arson squad.
His hobbies included s...