Delores “Mickey” Hopkins

Delores “Mickey” Hopkins, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2022

HOPKINS—Delores “Mickey” Hopkins, of Portage, MI, died on Thursday, May 19, 2022.

Mickey was born on Oct. 9, 1930, in Ellettsville, IN, the daughter of Raymond and Bonnie Matson. She served in the United Air Force, achieving the rank of Captain.

Members of her family include her three children: Karen Williams of Pahrump, NV; Julie (Tim) Doerschler of Portage, MI; Stephen M. (Lisa) Hopkins of Lompoc, CA; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild; two brothers: John (Judy) Matson and David (Sandra) Matson. She was preceded in death by her husband Stephen R. Hopkins and a brother Marvin Lee Matson. Cremation has taken place and she will be interred in the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.

Visit Mickey’s webpage at to archive favorite memories, photos and sign her guestbook. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Oregon Coast Humane Society.

Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, 6080 Stadium Dr., Kalamazoo, MI, 269-375-2900, was in charge of arrangements.