Lawrence Eugene Yopp, 93, a long-time resident of Antioch, Illinois and Mountain, passed away peacefully in his home in Mountain, Wisconsin on Jan. 16, 2019.
He was born May 30, 1925, in Highland Park, Illinois, the son of the late Lawrence P. and Frieda (Eggert) Yopp of Antioch, Illinois. The oldest of three children, Lawrence grew up following his fathers’ profession as a plasterer. In 1968 he changed professions and he and his late wife Marjorie (Ericksen) opened Town and Country Interiors on Highway 50 in Lake Geneva, that they ran until they retired in 1995.
He married Marjorie J Ericksen on Sept. 4, 1948, in Evanston, Illinois, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 29, 2005.
Survivors include three children: Donna Bocox, Karen (Robert) Tyndall, and Lawrence E Yopp Jr; six grandchildren, David (Jennifer) Coffill, Derek Coffill, Kyle Tyndall, Lauren Tyndall, Jason (Bridgette) Yopp and Morgan (Mark) Ackley; five great grandchildren, Brandon Coffill, Alyssa Coffill, Austyn Coffill, Lyric Ackley, Quest Ackley.
Lawrence was preceded in death by a brother James (Jimmy) in 1932 and his sister Trudy Petty in 2018. A celebration of Life will be held in the summer at his home in Mountain.