Marian Hopf, 89, Jasper

Marian Hopf, 89, of Jasper, passed away at noon on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper.

Marian was born in St. Anthony on December 3, 1930, to Clement and Catherine (Haas) Hasenour.  She married Thomas A. Hopf on April 21, 1951, in St. Anthony Catholic Church in St. Anthony.

She worked with her husband, Tom, on the family farm and home construction, she also served as the secretary and treasurer for Americana Woodworking.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper and their St. Ann’s Sodality. She was also a member of the VFW Post #673 Auxiliary. 

She enjoyed flower and landscape gardening, quilting, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Surviving are her husband, Thomas Hopf of Jasper; two sons, Gary Hopf (Sara) and Stephen Hopf (Julie), Jasper; one daughter, Sharon Sander (Jerry), Jasper; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, LaVerne Begle (Hilary), Ferdinand, and Kathy Kluemper (Don), Huntingburg.

Preceding her in death was one son, Ricky Alan Hopf; three sisters, Dorothy Mae Blessinger, Dolores Wehr, and Margie Rasche; and three brothers, Jerome “Romie,” Allen and Robert L. Hasenour.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Marian Hopf will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper.

A visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. The St. Ann’s Sodality will pray the rosary at 2:45 p.m. The VFW Post #673 will perform a memorial service at 6:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or to a favorite charity.

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