Charlotte H. Hoppe

PORTAGE –  Charlotte H. Hoppe, age 89, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2012, at Meriter Hospital in Madison.

She was born on March 20, 1922, to Hilda and Christ Seivert in Portage, WI.  Charlotte married John E. Hoppe on January 30, 1947, in Portage.  She graduated from Portage High School and worked for numerous retail establishments in Portage and after retirement she and her husband moved to Madison.  She enjoyed decorating her home, especially for the holidays, preparing and cooking many meals for family gatherings and spending time with family and friends.  Even in the last years when she resided at Karmenta Nursing Home Center, she advised her family on cooking recipes, especially the Norwegian ones.

She is survived by her daughter, Diane (Duane) Meredith, Madison, ;WI;  daughter-in-law Edi Hoppe, Wisconsin Dells, WI;  her grandsons, Travis Hoppe, Chicago, IL, Zachary (Kristh) Meredith, Madison, WI, and Tyler (Kristi) Meredith, Oshkosh, WI;  her granddaughter, Breanna (Ryan) Blad, Maple Grove, MN;  other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband;  son, Dennis Hoppe;  parents and two brothers, Owen and George Seivert.

A Funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 11 am at McFarland Lutheran Church, 5529 Marsh Road, McFarland, WI.  Visitation will be from 9:30 am until the time of the service.  Following the luncheon, the burial will be held at St. Paul’s Cemetery, Hwy 127, Lewiston Township, Portage, WI.

We would like to thank the nurses and doctors at Meriter Hospital during her brief illness and to the staff at Karmenta Center for their daily care of Charlotte over the past few years.

The Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family. 




For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)