9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, November 9, 2018 at The
First United Methodist Church in Lincoln
11 a.m. Friday at the church
Ruth H. Hoppin, 102, of Lincoln
passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at St.
Clara’s Rehab & Senior Care in Lincoln.
Ruth was born on October 16, 1916 in Dwight, Grundy
County, the daughter of William and Clara (Gantzert)
Hoffman. She married Lt. Frederic B. Hoppin in Camp
Adair, Corvallis, Oregon, August 14, 1943.
Frederic preceded her in death in 1998. She was also
preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Wayne
and Reuel; and sister, Ethel.
Ruth is survived by her niece, Rebecca M. Wagner,
Springfield (daughter, Ariana Curtis, husband Scott
and children, Riley, Jacob, and Elijah; son, Neil
Wagner, children, Brady and Isabelle), nephew
William M. Hoppin, Montana, (children, Jason,
Jeremy, and Tim), nieces and nephews.
Ruth was an active member of the First United
Methodist Church, Lincoln, United Methodist Women,
and Lincoln Woman’s Club. She was a member of Logan
County Home Extension, American Association of
Ruth served on the Board of
Cunningham Home, Urbana. Ruth was a volunteer at St.
Clara’s Manor, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Auxiliary, and Postville Courthouse.
Ruth enjoyed sewing, crafts, bridge, and volunteer
Services for Ruth will be held at
11:00a.m. on Friday, November 9, 2018 at The First
United Methodist Church in Lincoln, with Pastor
Michael Paulson officiating. Visitation will take
place prior to the service from 9:30-11:00a.m. also
at the church. Burial will follow the services at
Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield.
Memorial donations may be made in Ruth’s name to the
First United Methodist Church or The Lincoln Woman’s
Services have been entrusted to
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.
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