Evelyn R. Hooper

Fosterburg | Saturday, November 5 2011

Evelyn R. Hooper, age 89, passed away, at 11:43 p.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at Bethalto Care Center in Alton. 

She was born June 13, 1922 in Fosterburg, IL, daughter of Raymond & Elsie (Frobel) Schmidt. 

She married Lavern F. Hooper Sr. on September 10, 1948 in Alton, he preceded her in death on August of 2006

Evelyn was a graduate of Alton High School.  She was employed at the Glass Works as a Selector for over twenty years.  She enjoyed shopping, reading and spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Kay & David Thomas of Brighton and Joyce & Gene Ralston of Cottage Hills; one son, Gerald “Jake” Allen and Mary of Bethalto; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and one sister Shirley Rose of Michigan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Lavern F. Hooper Jr. and two brothers, Vernon and Clyde Schmidt.

Visitation will be from 10:00 am until time of service at 12:00 noon, on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton.

Burial will follow at Fosterburg Cemetery in Fosterburg, IL.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Online register and guest book may be found at

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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