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Joan Carol Hockenbrocht

November 25, 1934 ~ September 19, 2021 (age 86)

Obituary

Joan “Carol” Hockenbrocht, age 86, of Jackson, Michigan passed away at Henry Ford Hospital on Sunday, September 19, 2021.

She was the daughter of Thomas and Ruth (Parry) Ferguson.  Born November 25,1934 in Irvington, New Jersey.   Carol is survived by her husband of 65 years, David Hockenbrocht and their children Robin Callan (Michael) of Fallon IL, Douglas Hockenbrocht (Andrea) of Beverly Hills, Michigan.  Grandchildren Greg Hockenbrocht (Madeline) of New York, NY, Michelle Visy (Michael) of Hewitt, TX.  Jessa Brecklin (Ryan) of St. Peters, MO, Brenna Mourey of Ballwin, MO.   

Carol graduated with a Master’s degree from Eastern Michigan University in education.  Earlier in her life she had a career as a Kindergarten teacher which developed her strong love for children.  Carol was a long-time member of The Country Club of Jackson. She was an accomplished organist/pianist lending her talent to various local churches.  In her later years she entertained the residents of Brightside Memory Care with her music. 

A celebration of her life will be held at Watson Funeral Chapel on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 12:00 PM  with visitation one hour prior to the service. 

The family requests memorial contributions to Alzeheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY, 10001 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105. 

Please express your condolences to the family at www.watson-funeral-chapels.com.

 

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 23, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Watson Funeral Chapel - Jackson
2590 Spring Arbor Road
Jackson, Mi 49203

Celebration of Life
Thursday
September 23, 2021

12:00 PM
Watson Funeral Chapel - Jackson
2590 Spring Arbor Road
Jackson, Mi 49203

Video is available for this event


Donations

Alzheimer's Foundation of America
322 Eighth Avenue, 16th Floor, New York NY 10001
Tel: 1-866-232-8484
Web: http://alzfdn.org

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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