March 18, 1930 - September 6, 2021
Doretta was taken home to the Lord on September 6th, 2021 at Golden Living in LaPorte. She was born on March 3rd, 1930 in North Judson to Edna (Kruger) and Arthur Wobith at their home. Doretta was a housewife and RN Nurse marrying Floyd G. Hoppe on June 14th, 1953 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, North Judson. She began schooling at St. Peter’s Lutheran School then moved over to graduate from North Judson Public High School. She then further moved on to graduate from nursing school at AugustAnna Lutheran in Chicago, IL. She was a surgical RN nurse at Little Company of Mary, San-Pierre, IN; Starke Memorial Hospital, Knox, IN; Porter Memorial, Valporisao, IN; LaPorte Hospital, LaPorte, IN; Doctors Assistant for Dr. Mendelowitz, LaPorte, IN. Finally retiring after 55 outstanding years as a RN Nurse. She and Floyd were the parents of three children: Son - Greg (Anna) Hoppe, Pulaski County Grandchildren = Mathew, Melissa, Noah, and Noelle Daughter - Wendy J. Hoppe, North Judson Grandchildren = Katie and Karl (Deceased) Daughter - Bridget (Bobby) McClung, North Judson Grandchildren = Andrew and Corey Surviving are also 11 great grandchildren. Doretta was best known for her love of nursing and helping others no matter the medical issue. She was one of the founders for AORN (Association for Operating Room Nurses), in NorthWest Indiana. She was also one of the original owners of Hoppe Hardware, Inc. North Judson. She absolutely loved flowers, her yearly family vacations and yearly AORN Conventions. Preceded in death by her husband Floyd 3/20/2016, her mother and father Edna and Arthur Wobith; Brothers, Dwight and Dorwin Wobith; Twin Sister, Dorene Matzat; Grandson, William Karl DePoy. Viewing will be held on Friday, September 10th from 10am-12pm CST at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in North Judson. Service and burial immediately following at the church and Highland Cemetery. Donations to be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church or School.
Doretta was taken home to the Lord on September 6th, 2021 at Golden Living in LaPorte. She was born on March 3rd, 1930 in North Judson to Edna (Kruger) and Arthur Wobith at their home. Doretta was a housewife and RN Nurse marrying Floyd G.... View Obituary & Service Information
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