A family funeral service will be held at a later date. The Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Emil Joseph Stopper was born on March 24, 1941 in Wisconsin, the son of Emil and Eileen (Whittman) Stopper. He had been employed by the Oconomowoc School System as support staff for many years. Emil was a train enthusiast and enjoyed traveling.
Emil is survived by two daughters, Michele (Kenneth) Hollatz of Oconomowoc and Shannon Mills of Bellingham, WA; a grandson, Mitchell Mills, among other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.