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Aaron Opper

January 29, 1947 — October 16, 2022

Wausau

Aaron M. Opper, age 75, Wausau, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 16, 2022.

He was born in Wausau on January 29, 1947, son of the late Gilbert and Betty Mae (Butzlaff) Opper. He married Louann "Annie' Lehman on June 25, 2011, in Wausau.

Aaron worked as a truck driver for over 48 years, for many different companies. He loved spending time with family and friends at thier cottage on the lake in Kewaunee. He really enjoyed fishing - especially muskie, walleye and salmon - and had won several tournaments. Aaron also enjoyed riding motorcycle. and hunting. He also was an active member of the Wausau Elks. He always talked about Sophie and Kodie, his beloved dogs. Aaron loved telling stories and jokes and was known to be the life of the party.

Survivors include his wife, Annie Opper, Wausau. Two daughters; Lisa (Mike) Koschak, Custer, WI, Jennifer (Rich) Kirshy of Coralville, IO; Two step-children; Heidi (Ted) Menchaca, San Antonio, TX, and Chad (Amber) Clark, Birnamwood; 14 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; brothers, Peter (Maureen) Opper of AZ and Tim (Margaret) Opper of Wausau; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial service will be held at 5:00 P.M. on Monday, October 24, 2022, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 6205 Alderson St., Weston.  Rev. Lance Hoelscher will officiate.  Visitation will be from 3:00 P.M. until the time of service on Monday at the church.  Helke Funeral Home, Wausau, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Monday, October 24, 2022

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Mount Olive Lutheran Church

6205 Alderson St, Weston, WI 54476

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Memorial Service

Monday, October 24, 2022

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Mount Olive Lutheran Church

6205 Alderson St, Weston, WI 54476

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