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Frances Marie (McKeand) Hoppes, 90, of Anderson, died July 19, 2017, at her residence, surrounded by her family following a brief illness.
She was born, Sept. 3, 1926, in Madison, Ind., the daughter of George and Pansy (Coppes) McKeand.
Frances was a dairy clerk at Kroger for many years and worked over 25 years for Bendle Lawn Equipment, where she was known as "Grandma" by all.
She is survived by her four children, Janice (Chuck) Riddle, of Anderson, Rick (Susie) Biven, of Monterrey, Mexico, Karen (Steve) Gray, of Anderson and Cindy Biven of Bowling Green, Ky.; sister, Norma Garrretson, of Anderson; brother, Jimmy (Lois) McKeand of North Vernon; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Frances was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bobby Ralph Hoppes, in October of 2013; and her brother Edward McKeand.
Service will be held at noon Monday at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with Pastor Bill Hilligoss officiating. Burial will follow in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service at the funeral home Monday.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Community Home Health Hospice team.
Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com.
Published on July 20, 2017
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