In Memory of

Rudy C. Hockemeier

June 21, 1948 - October 4, 2018
From: Ogden, IA

Ogden – Rudy C. Hockemeier 70, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Accura HealthCare of Ogden.  Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church, Ogden, with Pastor Steve Ude officiating.  Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Church until service time.  Private family burial will be at Gowrie Township Cemetery, Gowrie at a later date.  Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie is serving the family.

     Rudy is survived by his children, Crystal (Chris) Searles of Gowrie, Matthew (Lisa) Hockemeier of Boone, Corey (Annette) Hockemeier of Paton; 13 grandchildren, Amanda Kinley, Joey (Matthew) Styles, Andrew Kinley, Zachary Hockemeier, Thomas Hockemeier, Emylyn Hockemeier, Trayton Hockemeier, Marissa Hockemeier, Trey Hockemeier, Sophia Hockemeier, Hannah Hockemeier, Evelyn Hockemeier, and Whitney Hockemeier; his mother Marie Hockemeier of Gowrie; and other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his son Tracy Hockemeier; his father Clarence Hockemeier; and sister Phyllis Miller.

     Rudy Clarence Hockemeier was born June 21, 1948 at Fort Dodge, Iowa.  He graduated from Gowrie High School.  Rudy also graduated from trade school in Omaha.  Following his education, he worked for Oscar Meyer in Perry. On December 27, 1967 he was united in marriage to Janice Meyer.  Rudy farmed for most of his life in the Gowrie and Boxholm areas.  He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Ogden.


Funeral Services
11:00 a.m. - Saturday
Oct. 13, 2018
Zion Lutheran Church
Ogden, Iowa

Pastor Steve Ude
Matt Hockemeier
Corey Hockemeier
Andrew Kinley
Zachary Hockemeier
Thomas Hockemeier
Trayton Hockemeier
Trey Hockemeier
Chris Searles
Matt Styles
10:00 a.m. - Saturday
Oct. 13, 2018
at the Church until
service time

Private Family Burial
Gowrie Township Cemetery
Gowrie, Iowa


Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 6:56 AM
“I am deeply sorry to hear of the passing of our fellow classmate Rudy. I am sending out prayers for the family.”
- Sharon DeBruin

Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 2:48 PM
“I’m so sorry to hear about Rudy, prayers for the family.”
- Dixie Baedke

Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 12:24 PM
“Very sorry to hear about Rudy's passing. We grew up and went to school together in Gowrie. He was always sweet and happy guy! Many fond memories! Praying for your comfort and peace! Maxie (Dudley) Deaver”
- Maxine Dudley Deaver

Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 7:24 AM
“My family’s thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Peace. ”
- Blake Jaschke

Friday, October 5, 2018 at 11:04 PM
“I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m praying for your family and friends. I know he will be greatly missed. Love you all ”
- Brandon Postlewait

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