The Harrison Sun
November 10, 1966
Arthur Hockett Dies in Alliance
Arthur Hockett, 66, of southeastern Sioux County died Saturday morning at St. Joseph Hospital in Alliance. Mr. Hockett had been hospitalized since September 23.
He was born July 10, 1900, in Kearney County, Kan., and homesteaded near Lusk. He had ranched in Sioux County for the past 34 years. He married the former Violet Burckhart on December 20, 1926, at Lusk.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Ruby Geike of Harrison and Mrs. Edna Jines of Alliance; a son, Fred of Minatare; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Ward of Manville, Wyo., and Mrs. Daisy Tillotson of Napa, Calif.; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Hemingford Methodist Church with the Rev. A. D. Lewis officiating. Burial was in the Hemingford cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Geike and daughters attended the services.
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Violet I. Hockett (January 30, 1906 - September 5, 1984)Christeen Kobbe (June 23, 1906 - February 12, 1990)Tom Charles Middleton (June 3, 1951 - May 7, 1978)Susan Ellen Wagner (March 15, 1874 - September 11, 1966)Charley Claud Ward (November 29, 1925 - August 23, 1971)Grace Vera Ward (March 30, 1923 - April 2, 1923)Grant R. Ward (April 2, 1924 - January 5, 2001)Ruth Ward (December 25, 1903 - November 27, 1994)Zeb Washington Ward (September 6, 1896 - March 6, 1975)
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