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Tiffany Ann Hoopman

Tiffany Ann Hoopman, age 32, of Hackensack, passed away unexpectedly at her home Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. She was born to Randi Sue (Gray) Puyear and Steven Paul Puyear in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota on June 9, 1980. She graduated from Pelican Rapids High School. She married Gabe Hoopman on Sept. 15, 2000.

Tiffany had a very special talent as an equine trainer and riding instructor. Her love for horses enabled her to touch the lives of many individuals who shared her passion and love of horses. Tiffany’s steadfast spirit as a gentle, humble, honest and caring person touched the lives of her family, friends, and congregation and partners in her equine pursuits and in her every breath of life. She was loved by all and the best of friend to many.

Tiffany is survived by her beloved husband Gabriel Hoopman and daughters Alexandra, age 11, and Sydney, age 6; her mother Randi Sue Puyear and sisters Joselyn Puyear, Tommy Jo Susick and Alexis Susick. Tiffany’s love and dedication to her husband and her daughters was unyielding and her family was her priority in everything she did. She was especially close to her father-in-law, Gary Hoopman, who shared her passion for horses and became her most dedicated helper.

She was preceded in death by her sister Page Puyear.

A memorial service was held at the Kingdom Hall in Jenkins on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 2 p.m. with a Memorial Gathering and a lunch served at the Nisswa Community Center afterwards.

Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home Pine River.