|Birth: ||Apr. 2, 1928|
|Death: ||Mar. 29, 2010|
Thelma M. Longcore of Whitehall, Michigan, age 81, died March 29, 2010. The former Thelma Hopper was born April 2, 1928, in Ann Arbor, to Chauncey Hopper and Elma (Thompson) Hopper.
A resident of Whitehall for 54 years, she was married to Robert Baker on June 15, 1950, in Ann Arbor. He preceded her in death in 1981. Thelma Baker married Clifford Longcore (son of Ray Longcore and Julia Spencer Longacre, born in Grant, MI), on November 2, 1985, in Montague. He survived her.
She had worked as a secretary at White Lake Baptist Church for many years, retiring in 1985, and was currently a devoted member of Faith Baptist Church in North Muskegon.
She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Earl Hopper and Harold Hopper and a sister, Inez Hopper.
Survivors included her husband, Clifford Longcore; a daughter, Brenda (Todd) Bartlett of Montague; 2 sons, Steven Baker of CA and Jeffrey (Melody) Baker of WI; step-daughter, Linda Shinkle of Montague; step-son, Russell (Julie) Longcore of GA; 6 grandchildren, Leah (Dan) French of Rothbury, Kyle Bartlett of Muskegon, Corey Bartlett of Montague, Melissa (Daniel) O'Connell of Holland, Russell Longcore Jr. of GA, Joseph (Lisa) Shinkle of OR and Katie Shinkle of AL; great-grandchildren, Abigail, Morgan & Austin O'Connell of Holland, Isaac French of Rothbury and Ezekiel Shinkle of OR; 1 brother, Carl (Opal) Hopper of Ann Arbor; nieces & nephews.
Chauncey M Hopper (1887 - 1966)
Elma V Hopper (1887 - 1968)
Robert C Baker (1918 - 1981)
Clifford N Longcore (1924 - 2011)
Inez Elma Hopper (1925 - 1938)*
Thelma M Hopper Longcore (1928 - 2010)
GPS (lat/lon): 43.41102, -86.32875
Created by: Twist
Record added: Jun 14, 2011
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We lived across the street from Mr. & Mrs. Baker in Whitehall for 7 years until we moved to a place just out of town. The Bakers were the kindest people I have ever known and they had an impact on my life. The last time I saw Mrs. Baker was just before I ...(Read more)|
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