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Earl Abner Hoke
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1929
Death: Mar. 27, 2014

EARL ABNER HOKE, 84, died on Thursday, March 27, 2014, surrounded by his family at Ossian Health & Rehabilitation Center. Born Dec. 12, 1929, he was a son of the late Howard Elmer and Lillie Alice Hoke. He lived his entire life in Waynedale and the surrounding area. He was a graduate of Elmhurst High School in 1948, and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He had a lifetime devotion to farming and took true pleasure driving a bus for F.W.C.S. for 46 years. He also enjoyed gardening and his pets. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Florence Edwina (Swencki) Hoke; children, Susan (Hal) Springer of Berrien Springs, Mich., Judy (Dale) Teeple of Bancroft, Mich., Delores Hoke and Howard A. Hoke, both of Fort Wayne; brother, Virgil Hoke of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Sarah (Casey) Damron, Nathan Springer, Phillip (Sarah) Teeple, Kevin (Erin) Teeple, and Katie (Ryan) Gillette; and great-grandchildren, Emmalyn Teeple, Bentley Teeple and Harper Teeple. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Homer and Orval Hoke. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Elzey-Patterson- Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne (IN 46809), with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 8 p.m., Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the funeral home. Burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or New Hope Hospice. To leave online condolences, please visit www.elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com 
 
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 Parents:
  Howard Elmer Hoke (1886 - 1975)
  Lillie Alice Crabill Hoke (1900 - 1995)
 
 Siblings:
  Elmer Hoke*
  Homer E. Hoke (1922 - 2011)*
  Orval L Hoke (1925 - 1999)*
  Earl Abner Hoke (1929 - 2014)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Prairie Grove Cemetery
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Scott Shoup
Record added: Mar 28, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 127018115
Earl Abner Hoke
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