|Walter Griffith Hopkins|
Walter married Edna Kilmer in Osco in 1886; they had four children. Walter was a respected member of his community, as attested to by his obituary, below.
Husband: Walter Griffith Hopkins Born: 07-Jan-1862 in: Pennville, Jay County, Indiana Died: ??-___-1932 in: Osco, Henry County, Illinois Occupation: Station Agent Father: William Griffith Hopkins Mother: Caroline Smith
|Edna Kilmer Hopkins|
Wife: Edna D. Kilmer Married: 17-Mar-1886 in: Osco, Henry County, Illinois Born: ??-Apr-1868 in: Illinois 1 Chester W. Hopkins b. ??-Aug-1886 2 Justin J. Hopkins b. ??-Aug-1888 3 Dorothy C. Hopkins b. ??-Dec-1891 4 Edna Hope Hopkins b. ??-Nov-1898
|Walter & Edna's children|
Osco, Feb. 24 -- Walter G. Hopkins, age 70 years and a resident of Osco for nearly half a century, died in his home at 1:30 yesterday afternoon as a result of a stroke of paralysis and following two weeks' illness. He had been failing in health the last two years and was forced to retire from his position he had held since coming to Osco.
Mr. Hopkins was born in Pennville, Ind., on Jan. 7, 1862, and came to Osco nearly fifty years ago. He married Edna Kilmer on March 17, 1886, in Osco. He was a member and a steward of the Community church, a member of the Masonic chapter at Orion, the Modern Woodmen lodge and the boy scout committee for the local troop. (& Orion O. E. S. written in by hand)
Surviving are the widow; two daughters, Mrs. Archie Kirkland of Troy, N. Y., and E. Hope Hopkins of Chicago, and two sons, Chester of New York and Justin of Philadelphia.
(Written by hand at top: Member of R. I. Ry 25 Yr Club named the W. G. Hopkins Chapter in his honor.)