Hoppe, Dorothy

Dorothy Loretta (Smith) Hoppe, 92, of International Falls, MN passed away on Wednesday May 12th, 2021 at the Rainy Lake Medical Center.

Dorothy was born in Baudette, MN on August 10th, 1928 to Lawrence and Viola Smith.

Dorothy was a lifetime member of the ladies auxiliary of VFW. She loved fishing, cooking for everyone and visiting with family and friends.

She married Arvid Frank Hoppe (the love of her life) on November 24th, 1946. They were happily married for 74 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arvid Hoppe; parents, Lawrence and Viola Smith; sisters, June (Don) Carrier and Margie (Roger) Crawford.

She is survived by her daughter, Janice Melbo of International Falls; son, Arvid (Bonnie) Hoppe of Bemidji; grandchildren, Kristy Pittman, Kelly (Brian) White and Kevin (Jessica Tran) Melbo, Krystle (Joe Rosso) Hoppe, and Tyler Hoppe; great-grandchildren, Hannah (Max) Jurvakeinen, Amelia and Emily White; sister, Maryvon (Scratch) Jorgenson; brothers, Roy Smith and George (Carol) Smith; numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be no services at this time.

Condolences may be left at www.greenlarsen.com

Arrangements are with Green-Larsen Mortuary, Inc.

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