Lois Cathryn "Hoppy" Mann, a retired teacher formerly teaching at Washington and Grant Middle Schools and active with the Springfield Teachers Union, passed away October 27, 2018, in Rockford, IL. at the age of 88.
She was born in Parkersburg, W. Virginia in 1930.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Donald R. Mann and her eldest granddaughter, Adrienne Wind.
She is survived by four children: Sue (Len) Wilk of S. Barrington, IL., Cindy (Kevin) Spencer of Olympia, WA, Jeff Mann of Byron, IL, and Jon (Alex) Mann of Scottsdale, AZ; 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandson.
A memorial service will be held at Court St. United Methodist Church in Rockford, IL on November 30 with visitation from 3-4 p.m. and the service at 4 p.m. A burial service will be held on December 1 at 10 a.m. at the family plot at Mound Grove Cemetery, Kankakee, IL.