Chesterton Tribune

Marjorie (Lorenz) Hockelberg dies at age 88

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Former Chesterton resident Marjorie “Marge” M. (Lorenz) Hockelberg 89, passed away on January 21, 2012 in Wichita, Kansas.

She was born October 15, 1922, in Chesterton, to Charles and Carrie (Brown) Lorenz. She graduated from Chesterton High School.

Marge is survived by her husband of 66 years, Harold; children Craig (Myla) Hockelberg and Connie (Mert) Buckley; three grandchildren, Jamie, Travis, and Kyle; her sister Shirley (Jack) Havner and brother Don (Marlene) Lorenz.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers, Robert, Marion and Les.

Marge enjoyed traveling, gardening, reading, collecting antiques and was a devoted grandmother.

She was laid to rest on January 26 at White Chapel Cemetery in Wichita, Kansas.

Graveside services were followed by a memorial service which was held at University Congregational Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), PO Box 2435, Wichita, KS, 67201 or Disabled American Veterans (DAV), 926 N. Mosley, Wichita, KS, 67214.


Posted 2/3/2012