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Gale Lamont Roppe

March 3, 1944 September 12, 2018
Gale Lamont Roppe
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Obituary for Gale Lamont Roppe

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 a.m., Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Resurrection Catholic Church in Eveleth. Celebrant will be Fr. Eamonn Boland. Visitation will be one hour before at the church. Interment will be in Eveleth Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to Essentia Health Hospice.

Gale L. Roppe, 74, of Eveleth, died on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Solvay Hospice House in Duluth. He was born on March 3, 1944 in Thief River Falls, Mn to Bert and Adeline (Lee) Roppe. Gale enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his family. He was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church.

Gale was generous, compassionate, and kind to everyone he met. He was a tenderhearted and loving soul, who fought for the underdog and always had a smile. He was our hero as a husband, a father, a grandfather, a great-grandfather and friend.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce; daughters, Cindy (Neil) Stanaway, Mandy (David) Johnson; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister, Sherry (Chuck) Olson; sisters-in-law, Olga Roppe, Pam Hill and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Allen and Larry Roppe.

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Mass of Christian Burial




11:30 AM 9/16/2018 11:30:00 AM
Resurrection Catholic Church

301 Adams Avenue
Eveleth, MN

Visitation will be one hour before at the church

Resurrection Catholic Church
301 Adams Avenue Eveleth MN
United States

Cemetery Details


Eveleth Cemetery Final Resting Place

Park Ave/County Road 142 near Hat Trick Ave.
Eveleth, MN

Park Ave/County Road 142 near Hat Trick Ave. Eveleth MN
United States

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