Diana L. Hopkins

Nov. 20, 1945 — March 11, 2022

Diana L. Hopkins, 76, of Winamac, passed away on Friday, March 11 at her home in Winamac. 

She was born on Nov. 20, 1945, in Gary to the late Eugene and Harriett (Hood) Molnar. She was a graduate of William A. Wirt High School in Gary. On Jan. 30, 1967, in Miller she married Richard C. Hopkins who survives. She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pulaski and Christian Mothers. She was a longtime member and past president of the American Legion Auxiliary #502 in South Haven as well as past president of the American Legion Auxiliary for Indiana’s Second District. She was also a longtime member and first female member of the Lion’s Club in South Haven. While her accomplishments may not seem big to many; she was the world record holder for her family. 

She is survived by her husband Richard C. Hopkins of Winamac; sons: Richard A. [Suzi] Hopkins of Georgia and Gene A. Hopkins of Valparaiso; daughter Victoria L. [Carl] Banks of Arkansas; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Eugene and Harriett Molnar; and brother Eugene Molnar. 

A rosary service will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac.

Visitation will be from 3:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac.

A scriptural wake service will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac followed by a Christian Mother’s service. 

A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 17 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pulaski with Rev. Andrew DeKeyser officiating. 

Burial will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery West in Pulaski.

Memorial contributions may be made to Boys Town (www.boystown.org) or Mercy Home for Boys and Girls (www.mercyhome.org). Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or you may donate online. 

Online tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac. 

(Pulaski County Journal — March 16, 2022)

Pulaski County Journal

114 W. Main Street
Winamac, IN 46996

Office Number: (574) 946-6628
Fax Number: (574) 946-7471

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