THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Kathy J. Hopp
Issue Date: March 21, 2019
Kathy J. (Birch) Hopp, 74, of Dunbar, formerly of Marinette, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Florence Health Services.
Born June 19, 1944 in Milwaukee, to H. Sidney and Helen (Gray) Birch, she came to Marinette with her family at a young age and graduated from Marinette High School. She later attended nursing school in Milwaukee. She married Robert Hopp of Peshtigo and they lived in Marinette for many years.
She worked for the Davis family at Marinette Garden Center, later at Marinette County Elderly Services as a home health aide and retired from private home health care.
She enjoyed cooking, canning, reading and the years they spent together in their rural Marinette County home.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Bob; a son, Jeffrey (girlfriend, Melissa) of Marinette; a daughter, Jennifer (Bill) Walker of Roscoe, Ill.; grandchildren and a brother, James (Diana) Birch of Marinette.
Friends and family are invited to celebrate her life at a Memorial Gathering on Sunday, March 17 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home in Marinette.