Blaine L. Hooper

Blaine Lee Hooper was born November 18, 1959 to Bernard L. and Wilma (Kalblinger) Hooper in Valentine.

Blaine received his elementary education at Lakeview, SD and then graduated from Todd County High School. He then attended Western Dakota Technical School.

Blaine lived in Kearney where he was employed by Camelot Transfer Service as a cab driver. He enjoyed people and was always ready to have a conversation with everyone he met. Blaine spent many hours caring for his roses which brought him great pleasure.

In February of this year Blaine found it necessary because of his health to move into Emerald Care Center in Cozad.He passed there on March 6, 2020.

Blaine was preceded in death by his parents. His father Bernard passed away August 31, 1997 and his mother Wilma passed away September 29, 2015. He is survived by several cousins and many friends.

Funeral service for Blaine Hooper was held Saturday, March 14 at the United Methodist Church in Valentine. Burial followed at Mount Hope Cemetery in Valentine. Sandoz Chapel of the Pines was in charge of funeral arrangements.

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