Obituary of Hope I. Hase
Hope was born on September 20, 1919 to Clarence and Icie (Vinzant) Smith Sr. at Haxtun, Colorado. When Hope was eight months old the family of six siblings and their parents moved to Seibert, Colorado area. There was six boys; Virgil, Clarence (Cy) Jr., Kenneth, Sterling, Don and Lindy, six girls; Vivian, LaVerne, Aileen, Hope, Maxine and Glee. A sister Majorie passed away in infancy.
Hope attended Seibert schools first through twelfth grade. She graduated in 1937 as Salutatorian. She played high school basketball.
Hope was united in marriage to Virgil Hase on February 12, 1938. To this union two children were born; Eugene Leroy and Helena Louise.
Hope was a Christian wife, mother, grandmother, neighbor and friend.
Hope was a member of the Trinity Hill Church in Seibert, Colorado. She helped a ladies group when the church was United Methodist. They sewed many hen doorstops to fund for the church. She quilted many quilts and comforters.
She travel extensively for ten years including trips to Germany and Hawaii. Hope enjoyed Hobby Club, card club and community activities.
One activity was making homemade popcorn balls for a treat to hand out to young and older children for Halloween.
Longtime Seibert, Colorado resident Hope I. Hase passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Aspen Leaf Assisted Living in Stratton, Colorado. She was 100 years old.
Those preceding Hope in death; her parents, her husband Virgil, six brothers, six sisters, one grandson John Hase, great grandson Dustin Blackwell, granddaughter-in-law Audrey Hase.
Hope is survived by her son, Eugene (Mary) Hase, daughter Helena (James) Miller, grandchildren; Cecelia Hase Blackwell (Carl), Jeff Hase (Brenda), Annette Hase Isenbart (Tony), Andy Hase. Daniel Miller, David Miller (Christine), Mark Miller (Christine), Lisa Miller Palm (David); great grandchildren twenty-two, and great great grandchildren twelve.
Memorials may be made to the Seibert Community Ambulance, Trinity Hill Church or Donor's choice and may be left at or sent to Love Funeal Home, 377 15th Street, Burlington, Colorado 80807.
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