Hopper, Marion J.  1928-2019

Marion J. Hopper, 91, St. Joseph, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019.

She was born March 11, 1928, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Marion married Hershel Hopper April 25, 1950; he preceded her in death Feb. 14, 1981.

She was a Christian, and wonderful mother and grandmother. She kept up on current news, and politics and liked history.

She entered every available contest. Marion loved animals, especially cats.

She was also preceded in death by: her parents, Raymond and Dorothy (Baldwin) Benrud; son, Fred Hopper; and sister, Shirley Sather.

Survivors include: daughter, Nancy Hartell (Larry), St. Joseph; sons, Steve Hopper and Tommy Hopper; grandsons, Dale (Melissa) and Corey Wright (Christy Anthony); great-granddaughters, Sarah, Hannah and Hope Wright, and Haley Kerns; great-grandsons, Barick Wright and Aidan Conaway; and extended family and friends.

Farewell Services: 3 p.m. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

Interment: Ashland Cemetery.

The family will gather with friends 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.