Gerald Lynn Tolpi

December 17, 1944 ~ November 23, 2019 (age 74)


Gerald Lynn Tolpi, 74, died Saturday, November 23, 2019. Mr. Tolpi was born in Shelley, Idaho and served in the Gulf States Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Mr. Tolpi was an accountant and delivered papers for the Times Picayune. Preceded in death by his father Wilfred Eli Tolpi and mother Berneice Fowers. Survived by his wife Patricia Hirdes; his children Julia Tolpi, George Tolpi, Johanna Tolpi, Silja Tolpi Tanner (Jason), Jacob Tolpi, and Joseph Tolpi; his grandchildren Jacob, Rion, Gavin, Viviana, Elizabeth, Madelynn, and Elena. Also survived by his brother Larry Tolpi and his sister Kathleen Loudenslager (Tom)
The family will receive friends Saturday November 30 from 10 A.M. until 11 A.M.  at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints at 5025 Cleveland Place, Metairie, LA 70003 Funeral service to follow at 11 A.M. Interment in Hope Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Humanitarian Aid Fund of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. ARRANGEMENTS BY JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME 3827 CANAL ST. NEW ORLEANS, LA 70119. Condolences may be left at

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