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Rosa Margaretha Christine

(Kaiser) Hopson

Rosa Hopson

Born - June 17, 1908

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas

Baptized - 1908 - Emmanuel Lutheran Church

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas

Married - May 9, 1937

Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas

Died - June 18, 1988

Buried - East Lawn Cemetery

Minatare, Red Willow County, Nebraska



Rosa Hopson

A funeral for Rosa (Kaiser) Hopson, 80, Minatare, who died June 18 was held Tuesday in Joliffe Funeral Home with the Reverend Don Notz officiating and burial in East Lawn Cemetery.

She was born June 17, 1908 in Phillipsburg, Kansas. She grew up and received her early education at the Iowan Union School near Phillipsburg. She married Avery Hopson in 1937 in Phillipsburg. They moved to the Minatare area that same year where they farmed until retirement. She was a member of the Red Willow Sunday School.

Survivors include her son, Jack of Butler, Alaska; sisters, Leona Gerdes of Johnson and Irene Zillinger of Phillipsburg and brothers Arnold Kaiser of Long Island, Kansas and Richard and August Kaiser, both of Phillipsburg.

She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.

Gering Courier - June 23, 1988




Husband - Avery Seymour Hopson

Born - November 3, 1898

 Wauneta, Chase County, Nebraska

Died - Thursday, October 28, 1970

Scottsbluff Hospital, Scottsbluff, Nebraska

Buried - Saturday, October 30, 1970

East Lawn Cemetery, Minatare, Nebraska




Avery S. Hopson

Funeral Saturday

Avery S. Hopson, 72, of Minatare died in a Scottsbluff hospital early Thursday morning.

Funeral services were held Saturday in the Dugan Funeral Chapel with the Reverend Donovan Notz officiating. Burial was in the East Lawn Cemetery in Minatare.

He is survived by his widow; one son, Rev. Jack Hopson of Butler, Alabama, and one sister, Mrs. Mary Steele of Scottsbluff.

Three sisters preceded him in death.

He was born October 7, 1898, in Wauneta, Nebraska, coming to Gering as a child and later moving to Phillipsburg, Kansas.

On May 9, 1937, he married Rosa Kaiser in Phillipsburg. They later moved to the Nine Mile community near Minatare and farmed in the area until his death.

Gering Courier


November 5, 1970




Son- Jack Avery Hopson

Born - March 19, 1939



Brother - Arnold Heinrich Kaiser

Born - November 3, 1905


Sister - Leona Katharina Sophia (Kaiser) Gerdes

Born - July 12, 1910


Brother - Richard August Johann Kaiser

Born - November 3, 1912


Brother - August George Kaiser

Born -February 25, 1915


Sister - Irene Margarethe Alwinie (Kaiser) Zillinger

Born -October 12, 1917



Father - Christian Adam Kaiser

Mother - Emma (Woerlen) Kaiser




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