May 6, 1922 - November 11, 2009
Bertha Elizabeth Hooper, age 87, passed away on November 11, 2009 after a short illness at the Tidewell Hospice House in Ellenton, FL. Bertha was born on May 6, 1922 in Deckerville, MI., the daughter of the late James and Vernna Davis. She married Grant Hooper on April 19, 1941 in the home of her parents. They were life long dairy farmer on Richmondville Road. Bertha attended the Deckerville Bible Church until she moved to Bradenton, FL in 2004. She enjoyed music and was a member of the Deckerville High School Band and loved to play the piano and organ. Bertha was also an avid sports fan and loved to pass her time crocheting or tatting while watching a game on TV. Her family will treasure her beautiful afghans and doilies for years to come. Due to Bertha?s passion as an amateur photographer and her diligence preserving her family memories she left her family quite a legacy. She is survived by four sons and daughter?s-in-law. Ward Hooper, Larry (Gail) Hooper, Ron (Sherry) Hooper and Don (Pam) Hooper all of Deckerville, one daughter and son-in-law Irene and John Werhnyak of Parrish, FL., 16 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Grant on April 27, 2004; daughter-in-law Joan Hooper and one brother Burton (Ethelyn) Davis. The family would like to thank their sister Irene and her husband John for taking such wonderful care of their mother for the last five years. Funeral services to celebrate the life of Bertha E. Hooper will be 11:00am Tuesday November 17th in the Apsey Funeral Home, your ?Legacy of Life? funeral home. Rev. Jeff Homan will officiate. Burial will be in Downing Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:00 to 8:00 PM., Monday November 16th. Memorials may be made to the Tidewell Hospice House 4151 37th Street East, Palmetto, FL. 34221 Condolences may be sent to apseyfuneralhome.com Pallbearers will be Shawn Monahon, Brad Braken, Chad Hooper, Grant Hooper, Brent Holzhei, and Greg Roberts.
Bertha Elizabeth Hooper, age 87, passed away on November 11, 2009 after a short illness at the Tidewell Hospice House in Ellenton, FL. Bertha was born on May 6, 1922 in Deckerville, MI., the daughter of the late James and Vernna Davis. She... View Obituary & Service Information
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