Hokanson, age 80 of Porter, IN, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018,
She was born on
September 22, 1938 in Porter, IN, to Henning and Violet (Carlson) Hokanson.
Linnea is survived
by her brother, David (JoAnn) Hokanson; nieces and nephews, Debbie (Ron)
Kerwin, Guy (Jennifer) Hokanson, Becky Muraro and Lisa Hokanson, and many
great-nieces and nephews and special friends.
She was preceded in
death by her brother, Edwin Hokanson; sister, Barbara Humbert;
brother-in-law, Ken Humbert; sister-in-law, Lila Hokanson, and nieces Jodie
Hokanson and Trudy Scott.
Linnea was a
lifelong resident of Porter and a Chesterton High School graduate and
graduated Cum Laude at St. Joseph’s College. She was a member of Porter
Methodist Church and Sigma Alpha Sorority, having served as past national
president. Linnea was very proud that she was the first female supervisor at
U.S. Steel. Linnea was also a member of several bridge clubs. She enjoyed
oil painting and knitting, crocheting, reading, movies, playing bunco and
golf, and attending national sorority conventions. She enjoyed spending time
with her family and hosting the annual Swedish Christmas Eve dinner. She
loved her cats and tending to her flower garden.
There will be a
funeral service on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at Edmonds &
Evans Funeral Home with Pastor Dee Miller officiating. Burial will follow at
There will be a
visitation held on Monday, November 12, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00
p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.
Donations can be
made to Porter Methodist Church, 100 E. Beam St., Porter, IN 46304.
to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com