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Alan Hoop

Profile Updated: May 11, 2015
Alan Hoop
Residing In:
Marshalltown, IA USA
Donna J passed away in jan 2013- cancer
Retired, serving on city council, 2nd term
Brian born 1978 married Liz in 2013
Adam Born 1980 married Emily in 2006
Jared born 1982
Military Service:
US Army 1964-1966, army reserve 1980-2001,  
Yes! Attending Reunion

I retired from Fisher in2001 and went to work for the school district in the athletic area. I left there in Dec 2007. I began coaching in 1991 and spent 17 years doing football and 6 years doing basketball and 11 years doing baseball. My favorite was baseball and after getting out this year i am still heavily involved with the program.

In 2007 i ran for the city council and won a seat in the 4th ward. It is fun and interesting, but there is a lot to do and as always, no money available.

I retired from the Army Reserves and am lucky enough to recieve a pension . It allowed me to visit several foreign countries and meet a lot of new people.

I became a grandparent in Feb of this year. My son Adam had a daughter ( Adilyn) and it has been really good for Donna and i. Luckily they live in Marshalltown and we get a lot of time with her. Adam had a second daughter (named) Samantha Aug 2011. My son Brian had a daughter , Jordyn, on Jan 4th 2015. Adam and Emily moved to Ankeny fall of 2014, don't see grandaughters as much as i would like.

I just try to keep busy, Donna is a young pup and i have to wait till she gets to retirement age, but that will make me older too. it is sad that Donna passed from pancreatic cancer. it has changed my life dramatically. i had total hip replacement on april2nd 2014 and seem to be healing ok. then had my knee scoped in march 2015. all is well. waiting to get the green light to resume golfing. it has been reather cold and wet so i haven't missed much yet. i am going to report that i had a second surgery in Aug 2014. this one was to repair the rotator cuff in my left shoulder. am three months into rehab. i guess that older people are not supposed to throw batting practice. i am done now.

School Story:

I have to go back to a sophomore basketball game . I was sitting on the bench (down by the water) and Rich Hayes looks at me and said "the coach wants you", i ran down there and he said "what the hell do you want". Later when he wanted me i didn't go. Wow. what a night.

i want to add that i truly enjoyed going to the senior prom with Dianne Stephenson, i have been trying to contact her but can't find her.

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Dec 30, 2022 at 11:13 PM

Happy birthday Al! I hope you enjoy your special day with family and friends!

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Happy birthday, Al! Hope all is well with you & you enjoy your special day! Looking forward to a better 2021!

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Happy birthday Al! Have a super day!

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Happy birthday Al! Suns out, are you going to golf today? Have a great day!

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Dec 27, 2016 at 7:36 PM

Al , Happy Birthday. I While I'm on the computer.

Dec 30, 2015 at 9:52 AM

Happy birthday, Al! Have a super duper day!

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Dec 30, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Happy Birthday Al. Hope you had a great day. You sure had a cold one!

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Posted on: Dec 26, 2014 at 1:37 PM

Happy early birthday! I just wanted to be the first to wish you a happy birthday! Rob and family will be coming on the 28th, and with 7 people in my townhouse, it could be a little hectic! I hope you have a great day!

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Posted on: Aug 06, 2014 at 11:43 AM

Grandson Frederick Wright Searby V and Grandaughter Camille. Love 'em!!