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Afton Hollis Bockwoldt
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Birth: Dec. 6, 1934
Beaver County
Utah, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 2012
Iron County
Utah, USA


Our beautiful and beloved wife, sister, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and dear friend, Afton Hollis Bockwoldt passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family and friends on Monday, April 30, 2012.

Afton was born December 6, 1934 in Beaver, Utah to Garneta Goodwin Hollis and Kenneth Hollis. She was the fourth child and baby of the family having grown up with her sister, Carol and brothers, Neil and Delos (Dude).

Afton married the love of her life, Jack C. Bockwoldt on May 23, 1953 in Milford, Utah. Jack and Afton made their home in Florence, Oregon upon their retirement to pursue their love of salmon fishing and the beauty of the Northwest. After many wonderful years spent in the Northwest, they decided to return to their Southern Utah roots and settled in Hurricane, Utah where they have enjoyed many great times with family and friends.

Afton is survived by her husband, Jack, brother; Delos (LaRee) Hollis, her son's Rodney C. (Debbie) Brockwoldt, Keith J. (Lori) Brockwoldt, five grandchildren: Colby (Ashley), Jennifer (Brad), Heidi, Jamie (Tyler), Tyce and her three great grandchildren: Rees, Anna and Nash.

Afton was preceded in death by her parents, Brother Neal, Sister Carol.

Afton will be laid to rest next to her parents in the Milford Utah Cemetery. A graveside service will be held Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 11:00 AM.

The family would like to thank Dr. Mel Carter, the doctors and medical staff at Dixie Regional Medical Center, Hunter Cancer Institute of St. George, UT as well as the many dear friends who have supported Afton and Jack along the way. Donations to the Huntsman Cancer Institute would be greatly appreciated in lieu of flowers.

Arrangements entrusted to: The Swindlehurst Funeral Home. On line condolences may be sent to

Family links: 
  Garnetta Frances Goodwin Hollis (1910 - 2000)
  Kenneth Hollis (1903 - 1986)
Milford City Cemetery
Beaver County
Utah, USA
Created by: Ross Woolsey
Record added: May 03, 2012
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