Alma Carrie Hoopman, 93, of Cedar Grove, passed away on Monday, August 13, 2018, at Cedar Grove Gardens.

Alma was born on May 21, 1925, in the Town of Holland, daughter of Henry and Christina (Huenink) Stapelkamp. She was a 1943 graduate of Cedar Grove High School. On May 19, 1944, she married Wilmer G. Hoopman in the Town of Holland. Wilmer passed away on December 7, 2000.

Alma was a lifelong member of First Reformed Church in Cedar Grove and enjoyed attending the Senior Citizen functions.. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, gardening, cooking, baking, canning, traveling, and camping. Wilmer and Alma always looked forward to hosting family Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations.

Alma is survived by her two daughters, Mary (Richard) Navis of Cedar Grove and Carol (Bruce) Strade of Hingham; her two sons, Ken (Jeanne) Hoopman of Cedar Grove and Don (Khristen) Hoopman of Random Lake; nine grandchildren, Jill Klos, Pamela (Michael) Deppiesse, Sherri (John) Morgan, Aaron (Natalie) Strade, Chelle (Patrick) Notz, Chad (Jackie) Hoopman, Kari (Peter) Heimerman, Courtney (Bill) Deemer,and Darren Hoopman; 22 great-grandchildren; one sister, Shirley Kurth of Boltonville; and one sister-in-law, Verna Hoopman of Sheboygan.

Alma was preceded in death by her husband, Wilmer; a grandson, Calvin Hoopman; two infant great-grandchildren, Gina Deppiesse and Brayden Morgan, her sister, Jean (Earl) Heidemann, her brother, Herbert (Adeline) Stapelkamp; and her brother-in-law, Ralph Kurth.

Funeral services to celebrate Alma’s life were held at 11:00 am on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at First Reformed Church in Cedar Grove with Revs. Chris Schaefer and Wayne Tripp officiating. Burial will take place at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Relatives and friends could gather at the church on Thursday from 9:00 am until the time of the service at 11:00 am.

A memorial fund has been established in Alma’s name for Compassus Hospice.

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The Hoopman family would like to express their appreciation to the staffs of Cedar Grove Gardens and Compassus Hospice for the dedicated and loving care given to Alma and their family.

The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home of Oostburg (920-564-2771) is assisting Alma’s family with arrangements.

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