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Barbara Hoppe

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CAIRO - Barbara J. Hoppe, 81, of Cairo, Ill., passed away surrounded by her loving children Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

She was born on January 30, 1933, in Alexander County, Illinois, the daughter of Lola Singleton Nardi. She was one of 16 children. She was raised in Cairo by her grandparents, Ralph and Marie Hawkins. She married Herschel G. Hoppe on September 3, 1946. He preceded her in death on February 1, 1993.

Most of Barbara's life was spent in Cairo. She was a wonderful mother, a kind and generous person that was always willing to help whenever and wherever it was needed. Those that knew Barbara will remember that she always had a smile on her face. She was of the Baptist faith.

Barbara worked for 28 years at Snower's Manufacturing Company and for many years at the Elks Lodge, both in Cairo.

She is survived by three daughters, Loretta Hilt of Cairo, Mary Fiessinger (Steve) of Barlow, Ky., and Donna Farris (Paul) of Cape Girardeau; one son, Darrell Hoppe (Pam) of Cairo; ten grandchildren, Michelle Bourland, Lisa Garrett, Chad Burns, Stephanie Cooper, Annalisa Lee, Amy Simpson, George B. Thompson IV, John Paul Farris, David Hoppe and Derek Hoppe; 13 great-grandchildren, Erik Frayser, Kelsey Bodhe, Emily Corry, Tacey and Alissa Burns, Peyton, Taylor and Madison Cooper, Reed and Bailey Lee, Sydney Simpson, Tyler Thompson and Alissa Farris; and three great-great-grandchildren, Madyson Bodhe, Miley Pitcher and Bryson Frayser. Also surviving are several brothers; sisters; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her mother; her grandparents; one son, Glen Hoppe; and one son-in-law, Tom Hilt.

Graveside funeral services for Barbara Hoppe will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 20 at Green Lawn Memorial Gardens in Villa Ridge, Illinois with Pastor Kim Nelson officiating. Crain Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to: the Lutheran Home and will be accepted at the funeral home or cemetery.

To leave online condolences, please visit www.crainsonline.com.

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