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Joyce A. Hopkins

Published: Friday, March 21, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Joyce A. Hopkins

STERLING – Joyce A. Hopkins, 79, of Sterling, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

She was born Nov. 20, 1934, in Sterling, a daughter of George Arthur and Helen Marie (Braitsch) Bethard. She married Clarence L. Hopkins on Oct. 23, 1955, in Sterling. She was a lifetime member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sterling.

Survivors include her husband and a sister, Audrey Dykhuizen, both of Sterling; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother-in-law.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. and the funeral at 11 a.m. Saturday at McDonald Funeral Home, with the Rev. Leo Patterson officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.

A memorial has been established.

Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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