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Evening Update


October 10, 2013

Jeannette Hoppes

June 30, 1934 - Oct. 7, 2013

SUMMITVILLE — Jeannette Hoppes, 79, Summitville, died Oct. 7, 2013, at Community Hospital of Anderson after a brief illness.

She was born June 30, 1934, in Summitville, the daughter of Basil Owens and Esther (Carpenter) Owens, and was a lifetime Summitville resident.

Jeannette graduated from Summitville High School, Class of 1952. She was a homemaker and devoted herself to caring for her family. She was a member of the Skoshi Club, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Summitville Fire Department and the Summitville Baptist Church. Jeannette enjoyed TV sporting events, was an avid supporter of Madison-Grant athletics and a fan of Purdue, the Cubs and the Colts.

Survivors include her daughter, Amy (Stephen) Waller of Summitville; two sons, Bruce (Michelle) Hoppes of Fishers, and Andy (Christina) Hoppes of Pendleton; four grandchildren, Lee Hoppes, Alison Hoppes, Kelsey Hoppes and Jessie Waller; brother, Jack (Bertha) Owens of Albany; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband of 48 years, Jackson “Jake” Hoppes in 2002

Services will take place at noon Saturday at Owens-Noffze Funeral Home, 1009 W. Walnut St., Summitville, with Brian Wise officiating. Interment will follow in Vinson Memorial Cemetery in Summitville.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Summitville Fire Department through the funeral home.

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