Denise Hoppes

Obituary of Denise Lee Hoppes


Denise Lee Hoppes

Lansing, Michigan


Denise 'Dee Dee' Lee Hoppes, 63, passed away May 11, 2019 due to lung cancer.  She was born June 30, 1955 to Stanley and Joan (Weber) Hoppes and grew up in Portland, MI.  She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Luke Hoppes.  She is survived by her significant other of 30 years, Michael McConnaughey; her son, Eric (Stephanie) Best; granddaughters Madelyn and Genevieve Best; siblings Roxanne Burnham, Michael (Cindy) Hoppes, Patrick (Dora) Hoppes; sister-in-law Sandy Hoppes; and nieces and nephews.  She adored her granddaughters and they adored her – they were the loves of her life!  She enjoyed going to estate and garage sales for great finds and surprise gifts– especially for her granddaughters. 


Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Tiffany Funeral Home, 3232 W. Saginaw, Lansing.  Rite of Committal will follow at  Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Wednesday, and the Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 PM.  Additional visitation is 10-11 AM Thursday, prior to the Funeral Service.  Memorial contributions may be made to Mother Teresa House, 308 N. Walnut, Lansing, MI 48933 in lieu of flowers.  Following interment there  will be a luncheon served at the VFW Club, 1324 E. Bridge St, Portland, at 1:00 p.m.