Patricia J. Hopwood

March 9, 1940September 13, 2022
Obituary of Patricia J. Hopwood
Services for Patricia J. Hopwood, 82, will be Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 1 pm at The Runge Mortuary. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service, at the mortuary. Her final resting place will be at a later date in Rose Hill Cemetery in Buffalo. Online condolences may be left at Mrs. Hopwood passed away Tuesday, Sep 13, 2022, at Genesis Medical Center, with her children at her side. Patricia Jane Edgar was born to John and Thelma Edgar on March 9, 1940 in Davenport, IA. She married Raymond Emler in 1955 and they had six children. She married Jack Hopwood in 1974 and they had two daughters. Pat was a stay-at-home mom until her children went off to school. She then returned to college and earned a degree in accounting. She formerly worked for LRC Electronics. Patricia enjoyed sewing, embroidery, quilting, crocheting, adult coloring, reading, old black and white movies and playing cards with her friends at Luther Crest. She belonged to the Luther Crest Quilting Club and made many quilts and blankets for the children at the U of I Children’s Hospital. She loved gatherings where she could be with her large family. She is survived by her children; Cyndi Emler-Hintz (Mike), Bettendorf; Mike (Christa) Emler & Barbara (Gene) Kaufman, Davenport; Lynn (Scott) Petersen, Low Moor; Carol (Greg) Thumma, Coggon, IA and Fran Carlisle, Tylertown, MS; 20 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren. Patricia was preceded in death by her husband Jack, her parents, sisters Judy & Jerri, brothers John & Dean, sons Paul & Don, grandson Donnie, and great grandchildren Treyton, Kayleigh, Peyton and Gracie. Memorials may be made to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital.

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  • John Edgar Father (deceased)
  • Thelma (Templin) Edgar Mother (deceased)
  • Jack Hopwood Husband (deceased)
  • Cyndi Emler-Hintz (Mike) Daughter
  • Mike Emler (Christa) Son
  • Barbara Kaufman (Gene) Daughter
  • Lynn Petersen (Scott) Daughter
  • Carol Thumma (Greg) Daughter
  • Fran Carlisle Daughter
  • Paul Emler Son (deceased)
  • Don Emler Son (deceased)
  • Also left to cherish her memory are 20 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great grandchildren. Additionally, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Judy and Jerri, brothers, John and Dean, grandson, Donnie, and great grandchildren, Treyton, Kayleigh, Peyton, and Gracie.

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Sunday, September 18, 2022


Sunday, September 18, 2022

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