Hazel G. Hopf

March 11, 1918 - Oct. 24, 2008

Hazel G. Hopf, 90, of Waukesha, was welcomed home by her heavenly Father on Friday, Oct. 24, 2008 at LindenGrove Health Care Center in Waukesha.

She was born March 11, 1918 the daughter of Carl and Laura (nee Ruenzel) Leberman. Hazel was a 1935 graduate of Waukesha High School and on Aug. 3, 1940 she married Curry Hopf in Waukesha.

She worked for Wisconsin Bell for many years until her retirement in 1979. Hazel was a lifelong member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waukesha. She loved to read and enjoyed entertaining at her home.

Hazel will be sadly missed by her husband Curry of Waukesha, her daughter-in-law Dorothy (Terry) Treuden of Sussex, her grandchildren: Stephanie (Greg) Lamas of Long Beach, Calif., Angela Hopf of Milwaukee, Veronica (Ryan) Westcot of Milwaukee, Bret (Cici) Hopf of Brown Deer, her step-grandchildren: Daniel Treuden of South Milwaukee, Becky (Jonathan) Beckler of Muskego, Rachel (Lucas) Boehm, of South St. Paul, Minn., Jesse (Jenny) Treuden of West Allis, Pete Treuden of Milwaukee and Jeremy Treuden of Sussex along with 12 great-grandchildren. Hazel is further survived by her sisters Ruth (Charles) Knoebel and Pearl Stearns both of Waukesha, nephews: Fr. Tom Knoebel of Franklin and John Knoebel of New York City along with other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her son the Rev. Jeff Hopf and siblings: Roy, Esther and Harriet.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Seasons Hospice, Dr. Michael Lunde and Betty Kurth for their tender care of Hazel.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 31, 2008 from 2 p.m. until the 4 p.m. funeral service at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 700 Beechwood Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Art Koepsell will preside. Graveside services will be Saturday Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to: Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 700 Beechwood Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an on-line tribute.