Monday, December 22, 2014



Connie Hoopes, 74, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at her home in Ottawa, Kan.

Memorial services are planned for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at Dengel & Son Mortuary. Family members plan to meet with friends 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday before services. Inurnment is set for Woodlawn Cemetery, Pomona, Kan.

Connie was born Tuesday, Nov. 29, 1938, the daughter of Ernie and Faye (Mundy) Servaes.

Connie was a lifelong Franklin County resident, living in Ottawa since 1958, moving from Pomona.

She graduated from Pomona High School with the class of 1956.

Connie was united in marriage July 27, 1958, with Leonard Hoopes in Pomona. He survives of their home.

Other survivors include her two children, Heidi Woodward and husband, Mark, and P.J. Hoopes, all of Gladewater, Texas; four grandchildren, Amanda and Buck Flack and Ciera and Anthony Edwards; two great-grandchildren, Alexz Farrar and Adriana Westin; sister, Vickie Shaw and husband, James, Vassar; brother, Danny Servaes and wife, Linda, Pomona; two sisters-in-law, Anabel Burgess, Ottawa, and Allene Hendrix, Louisiana; and brother-in-law, Chuck Hoopes and wife, Lou Ann, North Kansas City, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her two children, Leonard Todd and Monty Lee Hoopes; parents; and brother-in-law, Wayne Hoopes.

Connie was a devoted lifelong homemaker also working for Southwestern Bell Telephone as an operator in the late 1950s, Hallmark Cards in production in the early 1960s, University of Kansas as a key punch operator in the late 1960s, Hoopes Plumbing as a bookkeeper in the 1970s, and Ransom Memorial Hospital in the emergency room as a clerk in the 1980s and early 1990s.

She was a member of the First Christian Church and the Ransom Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Midland Hospice through Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa KS 66067.

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