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Lakeshore Mortuary

1815 South Dobson Road, Mesa, AZ

OBITUARY

Donald William Hoeck

December 2, 1931January 1, 2020
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Donald William Hoeck died of natural causes in Phoenix, Arizona on Wednesday, January 1st, at the age of 88. Don was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 2nd, 1931, the son of George and Ruth Hoeck. He earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree at the University of Illinois, and a Master of Business degree at the University of Chicago. He met Barbara Jean Cross while they were both at Illinois, and they were married in 1954.

Don’s business career included Mechanical Engineering, Travel Agency, and Tax Preparation. His personal activities included various positions at the Community Presbyterian Church in Mount Prospect, Illinois, and on the Cook County High School District 214 School Board. Don and Barbara moved to Phoenix in 1986, and have been active members of the Mission Del Sol Presbyterian Church in Tempe since then. Don was a Session Elder and a member of the church choir. He was also active in the Caledonian Society.

Don is survived by his wife Barbara, his sister Elinor Egender, and his four children, Richard Hoeck, Karen Haas, Judy Clawson, and Michael Hoeck.

A celebration of Don’s life will be held at the Mission Del Sol Presbyterian Church, 1565 E Warner Rd, Tempe AZ, 85284, at 1pm on Tuesday January 7th, with a reception to follow. Condolences may be sent to the church. Donations to the church in lieu of flowers will be welcomed.

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  • Memorial Service Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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Jeanne Lowrey

January 5, 2020

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Jeanne Lowrey

January 5, 2020

Bobby- I heard about Don's passing and wanted to extend my deepest condolences. Don was such a nice man and always wanting to help. I remember our fun "brunch bunch" group.... Also, remember our wonderful MdS tour of Scotland, what a great time I had in your capable guiding hands. MUCH LOVE and many hugs to you at this difficult time. ~jl

Joyce Cook

January 5, 2020

My condolences to the Hoeck family.

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