Written by The Herald-News
Frank Albert Hopwood, 82, of Glasgow, died Sept. 29, 2013, at Valley View Nursing Home.
He was born June 27, 1931, at home in Hinsdale to Rose and Fern Hopwood.
He grew up working with his parents at Hopwood Electric in Hinsdale before moving to Glasgow in the late 1950s. He continued to use his electrical expertise at St. Marie wiring houses and runways, also Power House #2 at Fort Peck Dam.
He went to work for the City of Glasgow in 1964 in the water and sewer plant, during his 10 years of reading water meters he got to know the local community and loved lending a helping hand to anyone who needed it. After retiring from the city after 25 years, he enjoyed traveling and being with friends and family.
His sense of humor, smile and infectious laugh are just a few of the things that made Frank so memorable, even with his hearing loss he loved to chat and joke with everyone while keeping the waitresses and CNAs on their toes.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Joni; and his sister, June.
He is survived by his wife, Robyn; daughters, Janet Fisher of Seattle, Wash., Janeen Eckert of Helena and Julie Kump of Taylorsville, Utah; son, Dale Hopwood of Denver, Colo.; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and his brother, Art Hopwood.
A vigil service will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. at Bell Chapel in Glasgow. His funeral service will be held Friday, Oct. 4, at 11 a.m. at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Glasgow. Interment will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Frazer.