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Louise Ockerman

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Louis Ockerman
Louise Ockerman, 83, of Cherokee, formerly of Adel, passed away Thursday evening, May 1, 2008 at Careage Hills in Cherokee.

Memorial services were held Saturday, May 10, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Christian Church at Adel. Pastor Tony Thurston officiated. Burial was in the Corydon Cemetery at Corydon. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee assisted the family with the arrangements.

Louise was born on July 22, 1924 at Corydon, to Orville and Eva Myree (Clark) Bone. She graduated from Corydon High School in 1942. She was married to Robert H. Ockerman on April 11, 1942 at Princeton, Mo. She had worked for Guardsman Life Insurance Co. in Des Moines, retiring in 1982. She had lived in Cherokee the past four years, prior to this in Fort Dodge, Clear Lake, Postville, Des Moines and Mesa, Ariz. Louise entered Careage Hills in February of 2006. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed time spent with her family and doing genealogy.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert, a grandson David Ockerman and a sister Margaret Ramsey.

She is survived by two sons and one daughter: Robert Ockerman and his wife Mary of Adel; Richard Ockerman and his wife Diana of Cherokee; Cheryl Ramsey of Denver; six grandchildren: Jeff Ockerman and wife Tammy of Adel; Jennifer Marshall and her husband Kevin of Alta; Douglas Ockerman of Aurelia; Margaret Ann Horn, Cady Horn and Tom Horn all of Denver; nine great-grandchildren: Scott, Stephanie & Austin Ockerman, Kyle Lee, Katie & Tessa Ockerman; Dylan Ockerman, Bryleigh and Brayden Marshall, a granddaughter-in-law Shari Ockerman of Boise, Idaho; three sisters and one brother: Evelyn Duckworth of Arizona; Bernadine McGee of Arizona; Beverly Couchman and her husband Paul of Ames; Ed Bone and his wife Edie of Belvidere, Ill.