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Bertha Hopp

1930 - 2019

Bertha Hopp age 89 of Belknap Township passed away August 13, 2019 at Rogers City Medilodge.

She was born February 15, 1930 in Belknap Township to William and Caroline (Fuhrman) Brege.

Bertha married Louis Hopp on June 24, 1957 at St. John Lutheran Church. She was a lifetime member of St. John where she was baptized and confirmed. Bertha loved to knit, making booties, mittens, and wool socks for all her family. Mrs. Hopp taught Sunday school at St. John Lutheran Church for 50+ years, making mittens for all her classes. She enjoyed working in her flower garden and her vegetable garden. Bertha will be missed by her family, especially her grandchildren who would play card games with her after school. Mrs. Hopp was an excellent cook/baker, anyone that came to the house for a meal never left hungry. She made the best bread and strawberry pies.

Mrs. Hopp is survived by her children, Donna Hopp and Robert (Connie) Hopp, and Dennis (Nancy) Schellie; six grandchildren, Matthew (Kim Tulgestka) Schellie, Jessica (Scott) Wickersham, Paige (Bryan) Freed, Beckey (Andrew) Matthews, Megan (Chris) Cornett, Jesse (Brianna Bailey) Hopp; eight great grandchildren, Emma, Jacob, Luke, Matthew, Evan, Isabelle, James, and Gabriella; five siblings, Herb (Germaine) Brege, Marilyn LaFave, Elden (Barbara) Brege, Elaine (Don) Bisson, and Nancy Chrzan; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis; parents, William and Caroline; and sister, Violet Schellie.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday, August 16 th, from 4 – 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume on Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church – Hagensville from 2 p.m. until time of her funeral at 3 p.m. with Rev. Charles Schultz officiating.

Interment will follow at St. John Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the St. John Lutheran Church or a charity of your choice in memory of Bertha Hopp.

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Bertha Hopp – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI