Brenda Hutson ’90 Popek

Brenda Hutson ’90 Popek of Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, died on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. She was 48.

She was born Sept. 17, 1968, in Sayre, Okla., and formerly lived in Ohio. Brenda graduated from Hope College and Cooley Law School. She was the chief council for U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms, Detroit office.

A member of the Michigan Bar Association, Brenda enjoyed baking, traveling, photography and spending time with her children. She was a Girl Scouts leader for her daughter’s troop out of Trombly Elementary School.

Brenda is survived by her husband, Jack G. Popek; daughter, Alice H. Popek; son, Jack H. Popek; mother, Gail Hensley; sister, Devon Hutson and brothers, Kyle Rueter and Ryan Rueter. She was predeceased by her father, Dwayne Hutson. A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at The War Memorial, 32 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. Share a memory at

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