Patricia Ann Hoecker

21 April, 19464 January, 2021

Patty was born to John W. and Mary Lucille Ellis in Honolulu, Hawaii on Easter Sunday April 21, 1946. She passed away on January 4, 2021 in Gresham, Oregon.

Patty grew up in the Port Orford, Elk River and Langlois area and graduated from Pacific High School, class of 1964. She was a member of local 4-H clubs, went through the chairs in Job’s Daughters and was Curry County Fair Queen in 1962. She attended 1 and ½ years of college in Ashland, Oregon then was married to Larry R. Bowman in 1966, (who was also a Pacific High Graduate) while he was in the Army. They traveled to Oklahoma, Georgia and Texas where he was stationed. Upon ending time of service they returned to Coos Bay/North Bend and Reedsport areas in April of 1969 and then moved to Alsea and on to Philomath/Corvallis in 1974.

In September or 1979 she ended up residing in the Troutdale/Gresham area, east of Portland, and spent 31 years working in the accounting field. In May 2008 she married Alvin A. Hoecker Jr., who preceded her in death in June of 2019. Patty is survived by her two children, son Jeffrey Bowman of Aloha and daughter Tracey Walker Torkelson of Happy Valley and two Grandsons, McKenzie, of Gresham and Cordell Walker of Happy Valley, Oregon. No public services will be held at this time.


  • No public services will take place at this time


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Michelle Oglesbee-Flores

7 January 2021

Pat was my step mom for a short time legally, but I always considered her my stop mom, 40 years after first meeting. Will miss you. Love to Tracey (sis) and Jeff (jeffy)

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