Private Services For Harold Hoeke

News Staff's picture
Harold Frederick Hoeke died at home, on Sunday, July 6, just weeks before his 85th birthday. A private family memorial service was held. Born July 19, 1929, in Newark, Mr. Hoeke was graduated from Irvington High School in 1947. He married his high school sweetheart, Joyce Adele Hageman, on October 28, 1950. Together they raised four children, and were sealed as a family in the Salt Lake Temple, August 1969. Mr. Hoeke was first employed by Henry Becker and Sons Dairy; and later worked for 24 years for the Livingston Board of Education. During World War II, he served his country by performing in the Navy Reserve Cadet Band. He was an accomplished clarinet player, and also taught himself to play the saxophone and organ. He was associated with the members of the Murray City Band, Salt Lake City Post Offi ce Band, and two dance bands. During his retirement years, Mr. Hoeke was a Bountiful City, Utah, crossing guard for the children of Leo J. Muir Elementary School. He also worked in the Bountiful Temple, and served in three bishoprics. He was a home teacher at Barton Creek for ten years. Mr. Hoeke is survived by his wife of 64 years, Joyce, and his four children Kathleen Erickson (Paul), Linda Noyce (Jeff), Drew Hoeke (Doreen), and Elizabeth Camero (Andrew), 11 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. On-line condolences can be offered through Russon Brothers Mortuary at www.russonmortuary.com.
Rate this article: 
No votes yet