Todd K. Hockemeyer

    Todd K. Hockemeyer, 51, of Hoagland, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013, at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne following an apparent heart attack at his residence.
    Todd was born Monday, May 28, 1962, in Decatur, to the late Kenneth W. Hockemeyer, who passed away October 1, 2003, and Marjorie (Bultemeier) Price.
    He married Carla Spieth on September 14, 1985, in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in New Haven; she survives in Hoagland.
    Todd was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Soest, in Fort Wayne, a very active member of the Hoagland Area Advancement Association (HAAA), and a member of the Hoagland Chamber of Commerce.
    Todd loved to have a good time! Enjoying his family and friends were among his passions in life, along with golf, traveling, and fishing. In the winter, he would snowmobile and enjoy the outdoors. Todd enjoyed farming as one of his many hobbies in life.
    He was also very community minded and provided assistance when asked or needed. He was a handyman extraordinaire!
    At Emmanuel, Soest, he was active in the church and served in many of the church offices. He also sang in the church choir.
    Among survivors are three daughters, Casey Hockemeyer, Jamie (Brad) Kirkman, and Julie Hockemeyer, all of Hoagland; son, T.J. Hockemeyer of Hoagland; mother, Marjorie (Larry) Price of Hoagland; three sisters, Penny (Benjamin) Boyle of New Bremen, Ohio, Pam (Kevin) Selking of Hoagland, Peggy (David) Herb of Huntertown; and two brothers, Dr. Troy (Jill) Hockemeyer and Tyrone Hockemeyer, both of Fort Wayne.
    Visitation is from 5:30-8 p.m. today, 1-4 p.m. and 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.
    Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Soest, with Pastor Kyle Krueger officiating.
    Burial will follow in Concordia Cemetery Gardens in Fort Wayne.
    Preferred memorials are to Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Soest; Hoagland Fire & EMS; HAAA; or Hoagland Sidewalk Fund (thru Hoagland Chamber of Commerce).
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