NEGAUNEE, Mich. - Carol Kathleen (Hoppe Luoma) Scott, age 81, passed away peacefully at the Eastwood Nursing Home on Christmas day after a three year struggle with Alzheimer's Disease.
She was born on Feb 22, 1931. In Marquette, Michigan to the late Ernest and Florence (Robinson) Hoppe. She had one brother, Ernest Jr.. who also preceded her in death.
Carol was a very active and social person her entire life. She particularly enjoyed ladies bowling and horseshoe leagues and was always ready to take a road trip with her friends. She remained active doing the things she loved as long as she was able. Throughout her working life Carol was a beauty operator in the Negaunee area, well known and appreciated by her clients.
After attending Marquette Schools, she married Raymond Luoma in 1948. They spent the first few years together in Half Moon Bay, California as a military family. Upon their return she lived the remainder of her life in and around Negaunee raising three sons and one daughter. Several years after Ray's death in 1959 she married Robert Scott who also preceded her in death.
Carol is survived by three sons, Steve (Carol) of Gwinn, Bruce (Tammy) of Traverse City, Dan (Sue) of Hemet, California and one daughter, Ann Yoho (Keith Ducoli) of Negaunee. She also took tremendous pleasure in her nine grandchildren: Amy Luoma Finkbeiner, Stephen Luoma, Hanna Hagerty, Dan Luoma, David Luoma, Brittany Luoma, Jacob Yoho, Paige Yoho, Grace Weston, and three great-grandchildren: Ethan Luoma, Jude Luoma and Leo Luoma.
A service commemorating Carol's life will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Negaunee on Friday, December 28th at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Rell Spickerman officiating. Burial will be in the West Branch Township Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Stephen R. Luoma, Bruce Luoma, Stephen M. Luoma, Jacob Yoho, Ethan Luoma and Keith Ducoli. Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. at the church on Friday. Friends and acquaintances are encouraged to attend to celebrate her life with her family. A lunch will be served following the service and the family requests no monetary gifts be given. Your presence is your gift.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.koskeyfuneralhome.com