King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Donald I. Hotop, 69, Fort Madison

Donald Irvin Hotop, 69, of Fort Madison, IA, died Monday, February 22, 2021.

Donald Irvin Hotop, 69, of Fort Madison, IA, entered into eternal rest with his Heavenly Father at 2:25 p.m. on Monday, February 22, 2021.  He was born on January 10, 1952 in Fort Madison, IA to Martin Charles & Patricia Louise Wolfe Hotop.  He married Terena Sue Kramer on October 29, 1994 in Fort Madison, IA.  He was a master custom bike builder, fabricator and parts designer.  He owned Don’s Speed & Custom & Hotop MC Designs for more than 40 years.  He was a member of ABATE and Hamsters USA Motorcycle Club and was inducted into the Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame.  

       Don is survived by: his wife: Terena Hotop of Fort Madison, IA; 1-son: Garrett Hotop of Fort Madison, IA; 2-daughters: Alexis (Dustin Gordy) Hotop of Cedar Rapids, IA & Tara Newton and her children: Morrigan, Genevieve & Loeathan all of Altoona, IA; 2-sisters: Darla Hotop-Farrell & Debra Kruse of Fort Madison, IA & his mother in law: Tillie Kramer of Fort Madison, IA.  He was preceded in death by: his parents & 1-brother, Steve Hotop.

       Cremation has been entrusted to the care of King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  A visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  A memorial service will immediately follow at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Earl Beal officiating.  A memorial has been established in Don’s memory.  Online condolences may be left at

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