Dorothy Irene Loop, 86, of McCook, passed away Friday, Jan. 1, 2010, at the Community Hospital.
Dorothy was born Sept. 15, 1923, at Max, Neb., to Delbert and Ruth A. (Harrison) Higley. She graduated from Stratton High School in 1940.
She was married to Bill Rex Loop on March 16, 1942, in Oberlin, Kan. To this union five children were born, Dana, Roger, Rita, Gary and Gale.
She enjoyed traveling with her husband while he was in the U.S. Navy. She was a member of the McCook D.O.E.S, Stratton VFW Auxiliary, McCook American Legion Auxiliary, Doll Club, Craft Club, three card clubs. She enjoyed working at the United Methodist Women's Helping Hands Thrift Store and having coffee every morning with friends. She especially enjoyed spending time with family and her many friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Delbert; mother, Ruth and step-father Glenn Richards.
She is survived by her husband, Bill of McCook; sons Roger and wife, Donna Loop of McCook, Gary and wife, Beth Loop of Eagle, Neb., and Gale and wife, Becky Loop of McCook; daughters, Dana and husband, Richard Frakes of Trenton, and Rita and husband, Richard Reiman of Eagle, Neb.; brother Wayne and wife, Lucille Higley of Stratton; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; cousins and a host of friends.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Friends may go online at www.carpenterbreland.com to extend condolences to the family, or stop by the funeral home to sign her book.
Memorial services will be Tuesday, 1 p.m., at Memorial United Methodist Church in McCook with the Rev. Lance Clay officiating.
A private family inurnment will be at a later date.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.