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Stephen C. Valpatic dies at age 87

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Stephen Carl Valpatic “Hoppy” age 87 of Stuart, Florida, passed away on December 12, 2014.

He was born November 22, 1927 in Chesterton to Peter and Teresa (Kovas) Valpatic.

He is survived by his wife Marlene (Olson) Valpatic; children James Peppers, David Valpatic, and Lynnea Valpatic, all of Stuart, Florida, and sister Therese Mangine, of Chesterton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers; Frank, Martin, Anton, Andrew, and Louis, and sister Mary Weaver. Stephen served in the Marine Corp. during World War II.

Memorial service will be Friday December, 19th at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Palm City, Florida. Burial will be at the South Florida National Cemetery.


Posted 12/17/2014