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Caroline Hooker

Published: Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 7:59 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 2:51 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON — Caroline May "Susie" Hahn Hooker, 97, of Malden, formerly of Princeton, passed away at 1:44 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Malden.

She was born June 26, 1916, in Rouleau, Saskatchewan, Canada to Christian and Lillian (Schrader) Eckhoff. She married Conrad A. Hahn Jan. 30, 1940, in Henry. He died Aug. 4, 1972. She then married Bernard Hooker Sept. 23, 1978, in Princeton. He died April 27, 1991.

She was a 1934 graduate of Princeton High School. She was a farm wife and a Rawleigh dealer for 25 years.

She was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church in Princeton and the Bureau County Farm Bureau. She was a quilter and enjoyed gardening.

Surviving are one daughter, Mary Lee (Richard) Corrin of Glenview; one daughter-in-law, Laurie Hahn of Bradford; one sister, Rosemary Beatty of Princeton; two nieces, Evelyn (Keith) McLane of LaMoille and Mary Kathleen (Jim) Etheridge of Wyanet; one nephew, Gordon Eckhoff of Sibley, Saskatchewan, Canada; three stepgrandchildren; five great-nieces and great-nephews; and eight great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; two brothers, Roy and Elmer Eckhoff; and one son, Jack Hahn.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Louis Catholic Church, Princeton, with Father Jeffrey Stirniman officiating. Burial will be in St. John Catholic Cemetery, Bradford.

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at the Grant-Johhnson Funeral Home, Princeton.

Memorials may be directed to St. Louis Catholic Church in Princeton, Greenfield Retirement Home in Princeton and Friends of Strays in Princeton.

Pallbearers will be Bill Jamison, Joe Jamison, Les Karns, Keith McLane, Mark McDonald and Jim Etheridge.

Online condolences may be left at www.grant-johnsonfh.com.

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