We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
A funeral service will be held Monday, October 22, 2012 for 92 year old Dorothy Bockhorn of Valparaiso, IN, formerly of Chester, IL, who died Thursday, October 18, 2012 at the Horton VNA Hospice Center in Valparaiso, IN.
Dorothy was born September 23, 1923 in Percy, IL, the daughter of Theodore and Dorothea (Bruns) Meierhoff. She married Herman "Bud" Bockhorn on July 3, 1941 in Steeleville, IL and he preceded her in death on September 14, 1999.
Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Fredrick and Marolyn Steffen both of Valparaiso, IN. Four grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son in law, two brothers and one sister.
Visitation will be from 5pm to 7pm Sunday, October 21, 2012 and after 7:30am Monday, October 22, 2012 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
Funeral service for Dorothy Bockhorn will be at 10am Monday, October 22, 2012 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL with Rev. Peter Ill officiating.
Burial will be in the Paradise Cemetery near Bremen, IL.
Memorials can be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church of Valparaiso, IN or to St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL.