Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, Albert Peter Oppocher, 88, passed away May 17, 2020 in Sandy, Utah.
He was born February 15, 1932 in Price, Utah to Albert L. and Annie Rose Seppi Oppocher. On July 22, 1961 he married the love of his life, Peggy Winskowski at Fort Douglas in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Albert was a longtime resident of Carbon County and a graduate of Carbon High School, Carbon College and Emily Griffith Technical College in Denver, Colorado. He was a member of the Catholic Church. Albert honorably served his country aboard the USS Conflict while serving in the US Navy during Korea. After returning from the service he went to work at the Tooele Army Depot where he retired in 1987. Albert was a tireless worker who loved working with his hands, especially carpentry. He shared a great love for the outdoors, camping, fishing and hunting. Albert was an avid archer who belonged to several archery clubs in Price and Salt Lake City. He will be dearly missed by his family and many dear friends.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Peggy Oppocher, West Valley; daughter, Alicia (Doug) Hansen, Kearns; son, Scott (Dawn) Oppocher, Marysville, WA; sister, Patricia Bopp, Bountiful; and five grandchildren, Amy, Cody, Spencer, Connor and Destiny.
Albert was preceded in death by his parents, and a son, Albert “Abby” Oppocher, Jr.
Graveside service, Thursday, May 21, 2020, 11:00 a.m., at the Cliffview Cemetery in Price. Family will receive friends at Mitchell Funeral Home (233 East Main Street) in Price Thursday morning from 10:00-10:50 a.m. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are always welcome daily and may share memories of Albert online at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net