A chronic heart ailment was fatal to Mts. Hattie Tente Hopkins, widow of Edgar W. Hopkins at Sunday (27 Feb 1955) at the home of her son in law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Keck, 400 Mulberry street. Death was very
Mrs. Hopkins was 81 years old, but she was one of those
individuals who maintained interest in life about her through the avenue of
good books, current reading and pleasant associations with others despite
The body is at the Short Niehaus Funeral
Home. It will remain there through the funeral service to be conducted at
Tuesday in the Short Niehaus chapel.
Burial will be in Bellefontaine cemetery where the husband who died in
1928 is buried. The officiating ministers will be Rev. August E. Binder,
pastor of Trinity Evangelical and Reformed Church,
of which the deceased had been a member since girlhood.
The family request is for no floral offerings.
Surviving are the one daughters, Mrs. Keck; three grandchildren,
Robert A. Keck, Jr., Mt. Vernon, James H. Keck, Racine Wis., and David M. Keck,
Mt. Vernon, a student in Indiana University; a sister, Mrs. Anna Boyer, Mt.
Vernon, and two brothers, Fred W. Tente, Louisville
and John C. Tente, Mt. Vernon.