Hazel B. Hooper, 91, of New Braunfels, formerly of Orange, passed away Tuesday Sept. 9, in New Braunfels.

She was born in Orange, on Dec. 9, 1922, to Davis and Agnes (Morgan) Bertrand. She married John Hooper April 22, 1942. He preceded her in death Dec. 29, 2003. Hazel was a member of McDonald Baptist Church in Orange and enjoyed spending time with her family. When her daughter Carolyn was in school, Hazel was always active in the PTA.

Survivors include her daughter Carolyn Shoemake and husband Larry of New Braunfels; sisters, Wanda Bergeron and husband Clarence of Orange and Edna Vercher of Orange; two grandchildren, Amy Wilson and husband Fred of Luling, and Russell Shoemake and wife Kristin of Boise, Id.; three great grandchildren, Kayla Hamilton and husband Patrick of Seguin, Noah Shoemake and Sydney Shoemake, both of Boise; three great-great  grandchildren, John Hamilton, Emma Hamilton, and Liam Hamilton.

The funeral  service was conducted  at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels, Sept. 12. Interment followed at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park, New Braunfels.

Memorial donations may be given to Hope Hospice, 611 N. Walnut Ave., New Braunfels, Texas 78130, or to the charity of one’s choice.

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