Louise Mae Hooper, 80 of Grangeville, Idaho passed away Monday December 29, 2014 at the Syringa General Hospital in Grangeville, Idaho. Louise was born August 22, 1934 to Frank and Alda Ruzicka in Grangeville, Idaho. She graduated from Grangeville High School in 1952. She married Richard Hooper that same year.
In 1954 they moved to Pendleton, Oregon and adopted 4 children. In 1965 the family moved back to Grangeville. She worked for Dr. Mingo, DDS, IGA Foods and the Grangeville Grange Supply. In 2000, Richard and Louise moved to Florida where they lived for six years. They then moved to Oregon for six years. In May of 2012 they came back to Grangeville.
Louise loved anything outdoors, she loved to hunt, fish and go camping. She was a huge dog lover.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister.
Louise is survived by her husband Richard, of 62 years. Sons; Steve (Chris) Hooper, Grangeville, Idaho, Joel (Kathy) Hooper, Grisham, Oregon, Ward (Rachel) Hooper, Boise, Idaho, and daughter Karen Hooper of Portland, Oregon. She had 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. A special thanks goes out to the Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center for the care they provided.
A rosary service will be held Saturday January 3rd, 2015 at the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church at 11:00 am and Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 am. Burial will follow at the Prairie View Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Blackmer Funeral Home, Grangeville, ID. Send condolences to the family to Blackmerfuneralhome.com