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Graveside Service

Mount Olivet Cemetery
Saturday August 6th, 2022
2:00pm

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Martha Rathburn Hopke

Martha Rathburn Hopke, age 84, of Vandalia Missouri passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at 5:00 am, at the Hannibal Regional Hospital.

She was born on February 13, 1938, in Emmitsburg Iowa the daughter of Albert Beckfield Sr. and Sofie (Griffle) Beckfield.

 Survivors include her husband, Lyndell Hopke, son, Scott Rathburn, Stepsons, Dale Hopke, David Hopke, Danny Hopke, Dewayne Hopke; Daughters, Lori Barnes, Trudy Simms, Cheryl Allen, Step-daughters, Diane Carr and Deanna Burnett; One brother, Lewis Beckfield; Sisters, Alice Schannuth, Ginger Lyle, Freida Baumann and Geri Lewis.  She is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Martha is proceeded in death by her first husband William Rathburn.

Martha was a loving mom and grandma to all.  She enjoyed farm life as well as the many years she spent working at the high school cafeteria.  

A private graveside service will be held at the Mount Olivet Cemetery on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 2:00 pm.  Pallbearers will be her grandsons. Honorary Pallbearers are all her other grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The family asks in lieu of flowers, Memorials may be to the American Cancer society in care of Waters Funeral Home.


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Mary Beth Fowler Fitzgerald Aug 16 2022 7:26 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Martha Hopke

Jerry & Marilyn Breneman Aug 12 2022 9:54 PM

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Brandy Marie Leake Aug 9 2022 4:05 PM

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Beautiful lady on the inside & out. Bonus Aunt (Uncle Buzzy) since I was a little girl. I will miss her thinking of me, birthday cards of the years. Ronnie Lou (Culwell) Pease, Gary & Family Aug 9 2022 11:16 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Martha Hopke

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Marilyn Love Aug 7 2022 11:36 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Martha Hopke

Brandon, Toni, & Harrison Wright Aug 7 2022 1:14 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Martha Hopke

Dwaine and Jean Barnes Aug 6 2022 3:25 PM

Our Deepest Sympathy to the Family… truly a Special Lady….

Alan & Ellen Roy Aug 6 2022 1:44 PM

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