Alice Ann Hoppes, age 73, passed away, Sunday, February 25, 2018. She was born October 24, 1944 to Henry and Clarabel (Fenby) Noren. She is preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Gordon Chorley; brother, Carl Noren; sisters-in-law, Shirley Noren, Viginia Townsend, Colleen Trierweiler, Carol Hoppes, JoAnn Hoppes, and Gerry Hoppes; brothers-in-law, Stan Hoppes, Leon Hoppes, Dick Hoppes, Jim Hoppes, Jerry Hoppes, Leanord O-Bannon, and Dick Kelly; and infant granddaughter Angel.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Eugene “Joe” Hoppes; children, Gordy (Colleen) Hoppes, Amy (Brad) Parkhouse, and Denny (Pam Fedewa) Hoppes; grandchildren, Megan (Ben) Brown, Katie Hoppes, Alex Hoppes, Dustin Parkhouse, Samantha Parkhouse, and Jenna Hoppes; siblings, Jean Ellen O’Bannon and Jill Smith of North Carolina; brothers-in-law, Tom (Jill) Hoppes, Larry (Dee Dee) Hoppes, Bill Trierweiler, and Oscar Townsend; sisters-in-law, Alice Kelly, Mary Hoppes, and Sharon Hoppes; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Alice retired from the United States Post Office after 22 years of service, often times she gave dog bones to all of the dogs on her route. She had a great love for all of God’s creatures, especially her beloved dogs. She also enjoyed going for rides in the country. She dearly loved her grandchildren and treasured spending time with them.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Mike Alber at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 2, 2018 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Portland. Rite of Committal will follow at Portland Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Lehman Funeral Home, 210 E. Bridge St., Portland. The rosary will be prayed at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral chapel. Arrangements are entrusted to Lehman Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be made at www.lehmanfuneralhomes.com.