Barbara M. Hopkins

Oct. 18, 1930 May 28, 2013

Barbara M. Hopkins, 82, of Watertown, passed away at Marquardt Health Center in Watertown on Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Barbara Marie Peterson was born in Oconomowoc on Oct. 18, 1930, daughter of Andrew and Gladys (Nelson) Peterson. She was married to Joseph Hopkins and he preceded her in death.

Barb was an executive secretary for a small appliance manufacturer. She volunteered at the Watertown Regional Medical Center and enjoyed reading, knitting and crossword puzzles.

Survivors include her son, Stephen (Margaret) Broughton of Chassee, Mo.; her daughter, Sharon Thompson of Greendale; three grandchildren, Heather, Sarah and Amanda Thompson; a sister, Karen (Franklin) Wolter of Ashippun; as well as other relatives and friends.

Barb was also preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Irene Theine.

A memorial service was held Friday in Bethany Chapel at Marquardt Health Center, with the Rev. Dr. Rick Brewer officiating.

Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown, 920-261-2218, is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.