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Information for Theodore M. Hopper

15 June, 1907 - 21 September, 1979

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

24 September, 1979
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Theodore Hopper

    Funeral services for Theodore M. "Ted" Hopper, 72, Route 1, Nampa, who died Friday at home, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church, Caldwell, by the Rev. Donald Frank.  Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    He was born June 15, 1907, at Swimming Woman Creek, in central Montana.  He was reared and educated at Higler, Mont., and graduated from Winifred High School in Winifred, Mont.  He married Violet Paff on Nov. 28, 1931, at Lewistown, Mont.  He moved to a farm near Notus in 1936, and lived near Wilder, Marble Front, and south of Caldwell before moving near Nampa.
    He was a member of and served as master of the Center Point, Fargo, Notus, and Canyon County Pamona Granges.  He also was a member of the National Grange, the Seventh Degree and the Nampa Countrymen's Club.
    He is survived by his wife of Nampa; 5 sons, Kenneth M. of Caldwell, Edwin A. of Little Rock, Ark., Mark A. of Lewiston, Jerry R. of Nampa and Burton R. of Yuba City, Calif.; 5 daughters, Joan C. Bell of Dallas, Marilyn Newbil of Nampa, Sharon J. Lomabrd of Twin falls, Joyce M. Greenfield of Caldwell and Valerie J. Alves of Meridian, two brothers George W. of Spokane and Mark E. of Three Forks, Mont.; 2 sisters, Orpha Johnson of Lewistown, Mont. and Evelyn Arnold of Helena, Mont.; 31 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
    Friends may call at Flahiff Funeral Chapel until 8 p.m. today.
    Memorials may be made to the Mountain States Tumor Institute in Boise or the North Idaho Children's Home, Lewiston.

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