Frieda Louise Sursa Loper
Frieda Louise Sursa Loper, 66, of Bacliff, Texas, and formerly of Mt.
Vernon died 1:50 a.m. Feb. 28, 2004, at Clear Lake Regional Medical
Center in Webster, Texas.
After many years of service, she was retired as a certified medical
assistant involved in home health care.
Mrs. Loper was born Nov. 15, 1937, in Jefferson County to Howard Lavern
and Alta Mae (Scrutchfield) Sursa Dusharme. She married Edward "Dutch"
Loper in Texas; he passed away.
There will be a graveside dedication 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sursa Cemetery
in Mt. Vernon. Those attending the dedication are asked to go directly
to the cemetery on Wednesday. A memorial service was held at Rock
Church in Pasadena, Texas.
Mrs. Loper is survived by her mother, Alta Mae Dusharme of Anna; a son,
William H. Marks and wife Tamara of Middleburg, Fla.; a granddaughter,
Tiffanie Marks of Middleburg, Fla.; sisters Evelyn A. Boswell and
husband Pete of Mt. Vernon, Nancy L. Urbanski and husband Tom of Michigan
City, Ind., and Anna H. Kehrer and husband Norman of Woodlawn; two aunts;
an uncle; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father; her stepfather, Welldon
Dusharme; her husband; her maternal grandparents. Arvel and Susie
Scrutchfield; and her paternal grandparents, Henry and Alice Sursa.
Mrs. Loper was of the Pentecostal faith.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to the National Kidney
Foundation and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to
Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL. 62864.
Local arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral
Home, where you may call 242-3348 for obituary information at any time.
Source: Mt Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Mary Ellen Capps