Ruth Augusta (Andrews) Hopping

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Aug. 7, 1912 - March 15, 2006

BEAVER CITY -- Ruth Augusta (Andrews) Hopping, 92, died March 15, 2006 at her home in Reno, Nev.

She was born on Aug. 7, 1912, in Cambridge to Donald "Dan" and Mary Alice (Clark) Andrews. After completing her schooling in Nebraska and graduating from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, she taught elementary school in Superior, Grand Island and Cambridge. She moved on to teach in Monte Vista, Colo., with her older sister, Mary,

She married Charles Hopping in May of 1941, at St, John's Episcopal Church in Los Angeles, Calif. After Charles returned from his service duty, they lived in Alhambra, Calif., were he worked for Roberts Company. After retiring and moving to Reno, Nev., in 1962 they traveled often.

She was active in St. Edmund's Episcopal Church in San Marino, Calif., and Trinity Episcopal Church in Reno, Nev. She was also involved in P.E.O. Sisterhood in California and Nevada.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Charles in 1998 and all of her siblings.

She is survived by daughter, Catherine and husband, Dave Wing of Granby, Mass., and son, Earl Hopping II of Petaluma, Calif.

Memorial services will be Friday, 10:30 a.m., at Deaver Cemetery in Stamford with the Rev. George Probasco officiating

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Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City is in charge of arrangements.