Joseph Kopp Jr, age 77, of Toledo, passed away November 17, 2018 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born on November 18, 1940 (in his home) in Rossford, Ohio to Joseph and Bernetta Kopp. He was a graduate of Rossford High School and a US Army Veteran where he had been stationed in Germany. Joe later retired from Globe/Rieter Industries.
Joe loved gardening and sharing his abundance of fresh vegetables with everyone. He also loved to dance and would sweep the ladies right off their feet. He enjoyed going to the German American festival. He really enjoyed decorating for Christmas and adding a new item every year. You would often see Joe sitting on his front porch or just sitting outside watching everything. He had a knack for repurposing many things. Joe loved kids and enjoyed teaching them how to garden.
Joe is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Elsie (Babes); son, Tim; his extended kids, Doug Walton and Kelly DeStazio whom they helped raise; and his sister, Barbara Bischoff. He loved and was close to his wife's family also. Joe is also survived by several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Catherine and Betty; and his brothers, Carl, Phil, and Bob.
A memorial service is being planned for a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Sujkowski Walker Funeral Home, 830 Lime City Rd., Rossford, Ohio 43460. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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Hospice of Northwest Ohio
30000 East River Rd., Perrysburg OH 43551