Obituary: Elke Hoppe |

Obituary: Elke Hoppe

Incline Village resident for 17 years

Elke Hoppe, 64, died Dec. 26, 2003, at her residence in Carson City.

She was born April 6, 1939, to Erich Kieserling and Erna Dippel in Bremen, Germany.

Elke was raised in Germany and came to Boston, Mass. Later, in San Francisco, she met and married her husband Wilhelm Hoppe in 1966. They owned and operated their own pastry shop and bakery in the Bay Area for 10 years. They later moved to Incline Village and lived there 17 years before moving to Carson City.

Surviving are her husband Wilhelm Hoppe of Carson City; sister Ute Frehling of Melle, Germany; and brother Karsten Kieserling of Bremen, Germany.

Walton’s Sierra Crematory in Carson City and Walton’s Chapel of the Valley in Carson City were entrusted with arrangements.