Obituaries

Willa Dee Hooper 1916 - 2008 Pueblo, Colo.

Funeral services for Willa Dee Hooper, 91, formerly of Tonganoxie, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 6 at United Methodist Church, 328 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie. Burial is in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Mrs. Hooper died May 26, 2008, in Pueblo, Colo.
She was born Aug. 31, 1916, in Polk County, Mo., the daughter of Charley and Delpha Pitts. She was married July 2, 1932, in Pittsburg, Mo., to Gilbert G. Hooper. They moved to Kansas City in the early 1940s. They owned and operated Hooper's Cafe, at 31st and Main, Kansas City, Mo., for 32 years. In 1932 they moved from Tonganoxie to Pueblo to be near family. Willa was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert, Nov. 9, 1994; and by her brother, Howard C. Pitts.
Survivors include her daughter, Joan Mace, Pueblo; 2 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to United Methodist Church care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.