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Schopf, William J.

Schopf, William J. August 2, 1971 - January 14, 2012 Passed away on Saturday, January 14th, 2012 at his home in Marina del Rey, CA in the company of his wife, Elizabeth, their daughter Dorothea, and his brother, Brad Schopf. Born August 2, 1971 in Edina, Minnesota, William graduated from Orono High School, Class of 1989. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota where he was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He went on to earn his MBA from the University of Southern California. An Avid sports fan and traveler, Bill explored the world and lived in cities as varied as Santiago, Chile; Miami, Florida; and then finally, Los Angeles, CA. William was respected and admired for his focused work ethic, adventurous spirit and profound love for his family & friends. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth and their daughter, Dorothea, of Marina del Rey, CA; brother Brad Schopf, sister Jennifer Martin, mother and stepfather Margaret & Bob Chase, and father James Schopf, all of Minnetonka, MN. He will be missed by more friends than one can possibly count. There is comfort derived from the fact that he is now in Heaven with his late brother, Brian Schopf. The family requests that donations be made in his name to an organization that was instrumental in his 38-month battle with brain cancer: the Cochran Brain Tumor Center/Dept. of Neuro-Oncology; phone: (877) 427-2443; e-mail: Rettinger Funeral Home, Long Lake, MN - (952) 473-6954.