Devona "Von" Kay Hoppe, 79
November 21, 2020
International Falls- Devona "Von" Kay Hoppe, 79, of International Falls, Minnesota, died peacefully on November 16, 2020, surrounded by her husband and children in Duluth.
She was born in Salol on March 29, 1941 to Kindred (Ken) and Elvira (Vi) Lundeen. She grew up on the family farm in Skime and graduated from Roseau High School in 1959. It was there she met Melvin Christianson, whom she married on June 7, 1959, and the couple had three children. They lived briefly in Grand Forks, N.D., then moved to International Falls in 1962.
In her 20's and early 30's while raising her children, s...