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Hazel Hopper

July 31, 1928 — January 22, 2019

Hazel (Sanders) Hopper, 90, of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at the State of the Heart Care Center in Greenville.

She was born in Hillgrove, Ohio on July 31, 1928 to the late Martin Sanders and Hazel (Ford) Sellers.

In addition to her parents, Hazel was preceded in death by her daughter, Jennifer Anthony, and her seven sisters.

Hazel valued her family. In her free time, she enjoyed sewing, cooking almost anything for her family, and canning home-grown vegetables. She and her husband traveled often and have visited almost every state but two. Hazel retired from Westinghouse in Union City. She was a member of the Civil Defense and the Union City American Legion Post 158 Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Richard Hopper, whom she married in October 1956, her daughter, Carol (Richard) Peden of Lynn, Indiana; her grandchildren, J.J. (Karla) Hall of Union City, Indiana, Sheila (Todd) Leach of Winchester, Indiana, Bill (Penny) Baughn of Ridgeville, Indiana, Deanna (Brad) Troutwine of Arcanum, Ohio, Chad (Cathy) Girton of Union City, Ohio, and Tammy Ball of Union City, Indiana; and several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Hazel's life will take place at noon on Monday, January 28, 2019 at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus with Rev. Eric Fee officiating. Burial will follow at Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may visit with the Hopper family from 11:00 AM till time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be given to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway St., Greenville, Ohio 45331.

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