Marian C. Hopper
Marian C. Hopper
  • September 29, 1945 - November 22, 2017
  • Springfield, Illinois

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Marian C. Hopper, 72, of Springfield, passed away on November 22, 2017 at Heritage Health. She was born on September 29, 1945 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Paul and Virginia (Singer) Polechla. Marian married David Hopper in Springfield on June 6, 1970 and he survives.

Marian is also survived by two children: Chelsy (Josh) Buffat of Springfield and Matthew (Michelle Gossett) Hopper of North Riverside, IL; three grandchildren: Ellie and Noah Hopper and Leah Buffat; three siblings: Paula,Virginia and Paul; one brother-in-law: Jim; several nieces and nephews; and her dog Marisa. She was preceded in death by her parents, her infant daughter Monica, and her beloved dog Matilda.

Marian was a business teacher and owner several successful small businesses. She was an active member of St Luke's Episcopal Church and served on the altar guild. Her family was always her priority and she shared her love of travel and cooking with them.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1218 South Grand Avenue East, with burial to follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 10:00am until the time of service Wednesday at St. Luke's. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: the St. Luke's Memorial Fund c/o St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1218 South Grand Avenue East and please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at