George M. Hopfer


George Michael Hopfer, 85, of Perryville, passed away Friday, February 2, 2024 at Missouri Veteran’s Home in Cape Girardeau.
He was born October 21, 1938 in Uniontown, MO to Michael and Gladys (Cottner) Hopfer.
George was baptized at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown and attended grade school at Grace Lutheran School in Uniontown. He then attended Perryville High School and graduated in 1956.
He served in the United States Air force during the Vietnam Era.
George and Judith Favier were married on November 11, 1972 at Grace Lutheran Church in Uniontown, MO for 51 years.

He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville, former member of the Highway Rodders, Amvets #94 and American Legion #133.
George was a truck driver for Gilster MaryLee for thirty six years. He had his pilot license and was a Harley Davidson motorcycle enthusiast, and loved his old cars and junk.
Survivors include his wife, Judith Hopfer; special niece & nephew, Robin (John) Ficht of St. Peters, MO, Bryan J. (Rebecca) Lohmann of Perryville, MO in which he raised; four grandchildren, Jacob & Natalie Ficht, Rylea & Mason Lohmann. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jimmy Hopfer.
Visitation was Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville. Visitation continued Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville
Funeral Service was Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville with Rev. Matthew Marks officiating.
Burial was at Apple Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Pocahontas. Memorial contributions may be given to Saxony Lutheran High School or Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville. Online condolences may be made at Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.