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Julia "Hoppi" Arlene Smith

May 1, 1922 - August 1, 2005
Benzie County MI and Sarasota, FL


Life Story / Obituary


Julia A. "Hoppi" Smith, 83, of Benzie County, died Monday, Aug. 1, 2005, at Hospice House of Holland. Born in Benzie County, she graduated from Central Michigan University. She was an English teacher at Livonia Franklin High School for many years. She also resided in Sarasota, Fla. She was preceded in death by her husband, L. E. Smith, in 1999. She is survived by friends, Carolyn and Marty Raebel of Saugatuck. Cremation has taken place, and burial will be in Benzie County. A celebration of her life will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Holland Arrangements by Saugatuck Chapel, Dykstra Life Story Funeral Homes Funeral Homes. For more information, visit