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Joan M. "Jennie" Hooper
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Obituary for Joan M. "Jennie" Hooper

A Celebration of Life will be held from 4:00 - 6:00 PM on Friday, December 30, 2016, at Rupp Funeral Home & Cremation Service Chapel in Chisholm. Inurnment will take place in the spring.

Joan M. “Jennie” Hooper, 91, of Chisholm, died Monday, December 26, 2016, at Heritage Manor Health Care Center in Chisholm. She was born March 12, 1925, in Chisholm to Angelo and Nessa (Amato) Racchini. She was a lifelong Chisholm resident and a 1943 Chisholm High School graduate. After graduating, she moved to Milwaukee to aid in the war effort making electrical parts. She was a member of the former Chisholm Moose and enjoyed bowling, bocce ball, curling, and playing cards. Jennie will always be remembered for her love and generosity to her family.

Jennie is survived by her children, Carrie (Mike) Quirk, Doug (Nancy) Hooper, Janet (Kevin) Backman; grandchildren, Jennifer, Gina, Nikki, Darren, Chad, Shawn, Brian, Jason; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Vince (Tracy) Cesari; and special friend, Kristen Yukich. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Frances; granddaughter, Shannon; step father, Jimmy Cesari; and two sisters.

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Celebration of Life




4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rupp Funeral Home & Cremation Service Chapel

205 NW First Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

Cemetery Details


Chisholm Cemetery

Cemetery Road
Chisholm, MN 55719


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