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BOCKES, Richard 1940-1999


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/15/2013 at 18:33:59

Richard D. Bockes, 59, of Grundy Center, passed away Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center of natural causes.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 10:30 a.m. at the Alice Church of God, rural Conrad, with Rev. James Snare officiating. Burial was in the Alice Union Cemetery, rural Conrad. A memorial fund is being established.

Pallbearers were Dennis Hines, Leo Kopsa, Don McLean, Gerald Raum, Dean Sharp, Roy Sharp and Bob Zern.

Richard was born July 17, 1940, the son of Dale E. and Mary M. (VanVoorhis) Bockes in Marshalltown. He graduated from Grundy Center High School in 1958.

On Jan. 9, 1965, he was united in marriage to Susan Hurst in Waterloo. He served in the Iowa National Guard. He was engaged in farming.

Survivors include his wife, Susan of Grundy Center; two daughters, Kristine K. (Steve) Moser of Johnston and Kelley S. (Craig) Smith of Conrad; six grandchildren; and two brothers, Robert D. Bockes of Eldora and Roger V. Bockes of Grundy Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Johnston Funeral Home in Conrad was in charge of the arrangements.

--newspaper clipping, source unknown


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