SALEM – Dan was 49 years old when he lost his battle to pancreatic cancer. He died Nov. 14, 2011. He was born October 31, 1962 in Salem, Oregon to Donald G. Klopp and Alice A. Roberson. He was raised and went to school in Dallas, Oregon and graduated from Dallas high school in 1980.
He met his wife Trisha L. Berg in 1982 and married her on March 5, 1983. They have resided in Keizer, Oregon with their two children for the past 17 years. Dan worked at Fleetwood Homes of Oregon/Cavco for more than 25 years. He loved spending time with his family, going to Disneyland as often as possible, playing/watching golf/football and cheering on the OSU Beavers. Dan was very involved and committed to his home church, Salem Evangelical. He participated in many adult and children programs. Dan was a man of God and it was evident in how he lived his life.
Dan is preceded in death by his dad. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, son Kory (wife Ashley), daughter Rachel (husband Ryan Rudishauser), grandson Conner James Rudishauser, his mom Alice A. Roberson, brother Duane (wife Kim), his sister Diana (husband Mel Kerp), sister Deborah Klopp and many nieces, nephew and in-laws.
A memorial service is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 21 at 1:00 p.m. at Salem Evangelical Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family invites donations to Mid-Valley Youth for Christ/Juvenile Justice Ministries.
Arrangements by Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.