Matthew D. Goppert, 40, New Paris, died Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at Elkhart Hospice House after an unexpected illness.
He was born Nov. 30, 1977, in Goshen to Orus and Janet (Plank) Goppert.
They survive along with a brother, Oren (Sallie) Goppert and nephews, Garrett, Ian and Jackson Goppert, all of New Paris and maternal grandmother, Roberta Plank of Goshen.
He attended Fairfield High School and New Paris Church of the Brethren. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially mushroom hunting, fishing, ATV trails, target shooting and bush camping in Canada. He also enjoyed baking pies.
Family was important to Matthew Goppert and he enjoyed get togethers with aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m., Monday, April 2, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home where a 10 a.m., Tuesday funeral service will be conducted. Pastor Stan Godfrey will officiate.
Burial will follow in Baintertown Cemetery, New Paris.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Elkhart Hospice House.