Frances Evelyn Hopkin

OBIT Frances Hopkin2Aug. 20, 1928 – April 26, 2013

Graveside services for Frances Evelyn Hopkin of Otto will be held Saturday, May 4 at 11 a.m. at the Otto Cemetery. Frances, 84, died April 26 at Powell Valley Hospital.

A viewing will be held Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the Atwood Family Funeral Home in Basin.

She was born Aug. 20, 1928, in Gould District, Big Horn County, at the home of her parents, John and Christina Boelens Snyder. She attended grade school in the old Gould schoolhouse and then attended school in Greybull and graduated from Greybull High School.

After graduating Frances went to work at the Big Horn County Courthouse.

She married John S. “Johnny” Hopkin March 12, 1947, in Billings. They were sealed for time and eternity in the Ogden Temple in 1980.

Frances, a lifelong homemaker, helped her husband farm. After the death of her husband in 1981, Frances went to work as the custodian at the Otto school. When the school in Otto closed, she worked as a school custodian in Burlington until she retired.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Her husband and parents preceded her in death.

She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Bill and Eileen Duncan of Basin and George and Linda Marcus of Otto; nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.