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Genevieve Hoke

June 30, 1914 — March 14, 2008

Genevieve M. Hoke, 93, died in Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth, of natural causes at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 14, 2008.

Born in Chicago, Ill., on June 30, 1914, she was the daughter of Frank W. and Jenny M. Chamberlain Backus.

When she was eight-years-old, the family moved to West Township. She lived there until entering the nursing home in January of 2004.

Genevieve attended Plymouth schools.

On January 31, 1934, in Plymouth, Genevieve and Francis Marion Hoke were married.

A homemaker, she had been a resident of the Plymouth area since 1923, coming from Chicago.

Part of a very talented and musical family, Genevieve played the violin, the piano and the accordion.

She enjoyed going to auctions and collecting antiques.

Genevieve is survived by Lorraine Hoke, Plymouth, a daughter-in-law and by two grandchildren: Steve and Gail Hoke, Plymouth and Diana and Roger Walker of Leiters Ford, Ind.

A great-granddaughter, Sarah Rakich and two great-grandsons, Ben and Kacy Wright and their son, Addison, of Bremen and Andy Wright and his fiancée

Deb Wulliman and their daughter, Raygan Wright, of Warsaw, survive as well.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and their son, Lyle Hoke.

Friends are invited to celebrate Genevieve’s life with her family from 12 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, 2008, at the New Oakhill Chapel, Plymouth, Indiana

Funeral services will follow visitation at 2 p.m. The Rev. Charles Krieg will officiate.

Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Marshall County Humane Society; it was very special to Genevieve.
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