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 Robert John “Bob” Hoeckelberg, Sr

Robert John “Bob” Hoeckelberg, Sr

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 13 Oct 2012 (aged 81)
Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 98892956 · View Source
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Bob was born in Chicago, Illinois. His father, John Christian Hoeckelberg, died when Bob was only 7 years old and his mother, Margaret Helen Seidel, remarried to Ewald Ludwig Baack.

Bob graduated from William Howard Taft High School, Chicago, IL, class of 1950. He was in the US Navy Reserve, Patrol Squadron VP-722, 1949-1958.

He married Dolores Marie Fell on September 22, 1951 in Park Ridge, Illinois.

He is survived by his High School Sweetheart and loving wife Dolores of 61 years and their children Robert J. Hoeckelberg, Jr. (Teri), Carol J. Lussky (James) and Christine J. Sieff (Luther); grandchildren Corinne Sieff, David Lussky and Julie Tully, and great-granddaughter Megan Tully.

Bob had been employed by Federal Life Insurance Co. (Mutual) for 34 years before retiring to Green Valley in 1990. Before moving from Arlington Heights, Ill., to Green Valley, Ariz., he was active in many Masonic activities. He was a Life Member of Arlington Heights Lodge #1162; Past High Priest and Life Member of Palatine Chapter #206; Thrice Illustrious Master and Life Member Cryptic Council #46 Palatine, Ill.; Life Member Scottish Rite Valley of Chicago; Life Member Medinah Temple; Life Member Illinois College #15 York Rite Sovereign College, Member Northwest Suburban Shrine Club.

In Green Valley, he was a member of Green Valley Masonic Lodge #71 and Elks Lodge #2592.

Bob served on the church Council at Desert Hills Lutheran Church, on the Board of Directors of the White Elephant and on the Board of Greater Green Valley Community Foundation.

After moving to Green Valley, he became active in the Pima County Sheriff Auxiliary Volunteers and was appointed to Commander in 1998. He retired in 2008 after having volunteered for over 17 years.

A celebration of Bob's life to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Desert Hills Lutheran Church, 2150 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley.

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