Monday, April 24, 2017

Marilyn Hockman Passes At 78

Marilyn K. Hockman, 78, of Dorchester, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Tabitha in Crete. 

She was born on January 3, 1939 to Earl and Bernice (Knabe) Hockman. She lived on a farm in the Dorchester area until she graduated from Crete High School in 1956. Marilyn then attended and graduated from the National Business Institute in Lincoln in 1957. 

She was employed at State Farm Insurance as a secretary while living in Lincoln until 1971 when she had to retire due to a disability. At that time, she moved back to the Dorchester area. Marilyn had a love for animals and nature and after she moved to town, she still always had a cat or two. 

She was preceded in death by her parents: Earl and Bernice. Survivors include 2 cousins: John Knabe and Margaret Staples, many more second cousins and family members and her cat: Flossy. 

Funeral services were held today, April 24th at 10:30 a.m. at the Dorchester United Methodist Church. Memorials are suggested to the Dorchester United Methodist Church. Kuncl Funeral Home in Crete was in charge of arrangements. 

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