Edward Hokens, 69, of Waupaca, WI, formerly of Chicago, IL passed away Aug. 16, 2017 at his home.
He was a locksmith for years at JR’s True Value in Waupaca, WI. He took great pride in serving in the US Marines. He received three medals while serving in Vietnam. He had a passion for fishing, woodworking and crosswords. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by the love of his life, Kathy Barker, of 27 years; father, Edgar Hokens; brother, Earl (Jean) Hokens and family; daughters: Tabatha (Ansel) Burch, Jill Barker (Donny); Debi (Rick) Webster, Diane (John) Gannon and Tammy Doty; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and too many friends to list. He was preceded in death by his mother and other family members.
There will be a graveside service Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Veterans King Cemetery in King, WI. Luncheon will follow at Waupaca Pub in Waupaca, WI