Lucy’s cancer battle ended Friday, April 13, 2012. She was 54 years old.
Lucille Marie (Honkanen) Hopperstad was born February 5, 1958 in Virginia, MN to Robert and Betty (Rooning) Honkanen. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in Virginia and attended Iron Range Technical College. Lucy married Ken Hopperstad June 4, 1988 in Bloomington, MN. She enjoyed Twins games, gardening, biking, and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband, Ken; father Robert, brother Steve (Liz) Honkanen and daughter Micaela; sisters Suzy Galles, son Derek and daughter Kristin, Julie Greenbush and son Brady; parents-in-law, Ken and Hazel Hopperstad; brothers-in-law, Jim Hopperstad and son Mark, and John Hopperstad and son Jacob; and her best friend Diane Benner.
Lucy was preceded in death by her mother Betty Honkanen and brother-in-law, Robert Hopperstad.
Visitation is from 2:30 – 3:30 Saturday April 21 at Washburn-McReavy Funeral Home, 2100 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, with the funeral service at 3:30. Inurnment will be at a future date.
Thank you to Minnesota Oncology and Fairview Hospice for helping Lucy with her battle, her co-workers at A. J. Gallagher for their encouragement, and to all the friends and family who supported her.