(March 27, 1932 – April 12, 2012)
Harold L. Dopp, 80, of Midland, died at Caretel Inn in St. Joseph, MI., on April 12, 2012. Harold was born in Mt. Haley Township, Midland County, on March 27, 1932 to the late Fred H. and Harriet B. (Nelson) Dopp. Harold served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 – 1955 after which he was honorably discharged. On Dec. 29, 1956 Harold married his sweetheart Joyce Grell in Angola, IN. She predeceased Harold on May 28, 1998. In 2000 Harold married the late Lola Wyman who predeceased him on August 15, 2009. Harold had many hobbies, which included, fishing, hunting and dancing. He was big fan of the Detroit Tigers and the Loons. Harold was a member of the Sanford American Legion. Harold is survived by his son, Lloyd (Julie) Dopp of Benton Harbor; daughter, Kay Baker of Midland; stepsons, Mike (Dawn) Wyman of Big Rapids, Brad (Eve) Wyman of Marquette; stepdaughter, Lori Wyman of Syracuse, NY; grandchildren, Timm Dopp of Benton Harbor, Brent Dopp of Bridgman, MI, Kendra (Jim) Schaedig of Holland,MI, Troy Baker of Chicago, Alicia Bidwell of Seattle, Brad Bidwell of Detroit, Jennifer Wyman, Shawna (Thomas) Hanna, Christopher Wyman, Benjamin Wyman; his sister, Doris Snell of Midland and special friend Connie Wheeler. Harold was predeceased by his brother Reginald of Midland. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, April 16 at Homer United Methodist Church with Pastor Dave Mulder officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 15 from 5 til 7 pm at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, and on Monday at the church from 10 am until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Homer United Methodist Church or Council on Aging (Meals on Wheels). Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com.