June 11, 1931 - November 6, 2013
Stella Mae Hopper, aged 82, passed away on Nov. 6, 2013. Mrs. Hopper was born on June 11, 1931 to Glen and Ann Buske in Aberdeen, S.D. In 1950 she married George Hopper, an Air Force veteran. They traveled throughout the United States early in their marriage before settling in Woodburn in 1966. They had three children: Linda, Steve and Timothy. Stella worked for the State of Oregon and retired after many years of service with the Department of Health and Human Services. She was an avid photographer, collector of family photos and creator of many family albums for her children and grandchildren to enjoy. Stella is survived by her husband, George Hopper; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Julie Hopper, and daughter-in-law Nancy Hopper. Stella was predeceased by daughter Linda Hopper and son Timothy Hopper. She is also survived by two nieces, eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. A viewing was planned for Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. at Cornwell Colonial Chapel in Woodburn. Funeral services will be held at the same location Nov. 13 at 11 a.m.