Hopfauf: Bertha Eileen Hopfauf (Nee: Getz), age 76, of Lancer, SK passed away December 16, 2019 at the Meadows in Swift Current. The Memorial Service was held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, January 18, 2020 from Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Deacon David Hagel officiating. The organist and soloist was Gerry Getz. The Life Tribute was given by Brad Hopfauf. The readers were Russell Green and A. J. Hopfauf. The ushers were Doug Getz and Daniel Getz Jr. The Honorary Pallbearers were all of her grandchildren. The Interment Service took place at the Lancer Community Cemetery. Bertha is survived by her husband, Ben of 57 years, son, Brad (Sharon) Hopfauf; daughter, Bernadette (Garth) Green; daughter, Belinda (Steve) Hurlbert; grandchildren, A.J., Carly (Nathan) and their daughter Ava, Dustin (Torina) and their daughter Maren, Kellie (Brandon), Russell (Matt), Nikolaus and Kailey; her brothers, John, Valentine (Doreen), Louis (Ilene), and Daniel (Adele); her sisters, Annie and Barbara; brother-in-law, Keith; sisters-in-law, Rosella, Betty B, Betty H, and Marlene. She was predeceased by her parents, Edward and Martha Getz; brother, Peter; sisters, Helen, Margaret, Mary, Anna Maria and Rachel; brothers-in-law, Ben, Roy Howie, Armand, Alex, Frank, Peter, Tony, John and Al; sisters-in-law, Kay, Irene, Agnes and Mary. Bertha was born at Cabri, SK on January 19, 1943. She attended school in Lancer and Abbey. She married Ben Hopfauf at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lancer on July 17, 1962. Bertha worked as the Postmaster at Lancer Post Office and the Secretary/Treasurer for the Village of Lancer for many years. Bertha was involved many high school sports activities, track, curling and softball. She coached the Lancer Softball team for years. She was involved with the C.W.L, as committee organizer for the Lancer Chokecherry Festival from the inception until her stroke. Bertha received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal Award in 2012 for her many hours of volunteer work. Bertha loved to sew and make quilts, collecting coins and stamps and would cut and style hair for the family and friends. She had numerous dogs and cats, as she had a deep love of animals and she also loved to travel with family and friends. Bertha will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by her family and friends. In her memory, memorial donations may be made to The Meadows Auxilliary, C/O Eleanor Forge Sec/Treasurer, 308-230 Lister Kaye Cres, Swift Current, Sk. S9H 0A1 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan, 1738 Quebec Ave, Unit 26, Saskatoon, SK. S7K 1V9. Warren's Funeral Home were entrusted with the arrangements. For further information call 306-773-8831 or 1-800-267-6606 or visit our website at www.warrensfuneralhome.com and express your sympathy on the family tribute wall.
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The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Saskatchewan
1738 Quebec Avenue, Unit 26, Saskatoon SK S7K 1V9
The Meadows Auxiliary
c/o Eleanor Forge, Sec./Treasurer, 308 - 230 Lister Kaye Cres., Swift Current SK S9H 0A1