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Steven Michael “Schoppie” Schoppenhorst, 63, Huntingburg

Steven Michael “Schoppie” Schoppenhorst, 63, of Huntingburg, died Sunday, July 10, 2022 at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

He was born September 17, 1958 in Huntingburg to Ray Franklin and Louise (Ingle) Schoppenhorst.

He married Valerie Jean Mullen in November 1979 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in St. Anthony, Indiana.

Steven was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg, where he served as cantor and choir member. He worked as a carpenter in furniture making and as a KJ-DJ.

Steven was a true family man, a wonderful father and husband, and loved to travel with his grandchildren. He also had a passion for karaoke and creating intricate wooden toys. He enjoyed playing Santa Claus during the holidays and also played Batman for several charitable causes.

His parents predeceased him.

He is survived by his wife, Valerie Schoppenhorst of Huntingburg; three children, Stephanie (Steve) Grierson of Jasper, Joshua Schoppenhorst of Oakland City and Jennie (Richard) Hoffman of Huntingburg; two sisters, Vicki (Jr.) Meyerholtz of Velpen and Karen (Kevin) Hoffman of Ferdinand; and seven grandchildren, Tyrus, Wylon, Kryssie, Zander, Ellie, Annemarie and Ada.

A Christian Burial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. EDT Friday, July 22, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg, with interment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Reverend Biju Thomas will officiate at the service.

A visitation and celebration of Steven’s life will be held at Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2022. A Rosary Prayer Vigil will be prayed at 6:00 p.m. pm Thursday, at the funeral home.

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