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Eugene James Hokeness Adrian MN

November 17, 2012

Eugene James 
Hokeness
Adrian MN

Eugene James Hokeness Adrian MN
A Mass of Christian Burial for Eugene Hokeness, age 78, of Adrian, MN, was held Monday, November 12, 2012, at St. Adrian Catholic Church, Adrian, MN
A Mass of Christian Burial for Eugene Hokeness, age 78, of Adrian, MN, was held Monday, November 12, 2012, at St. Adrian Catholic Church, Adrian, MN, with Fr. Andrew Beerman officiating. Burial was in the St. Adrian Cemetery. Eugene died Friday, November 9, 2012, at the Sanford Hospice Cottage in Luverne.

He was born April 19, 1934, to Casper and Leatha (Johnson) Hokeness, in the house he grew up in on the farm south of Rushmore.

Gene married Eileen Their on August 30, 1956. After their marriage, the couple lived in Verona, Italy where Gene was stationed. He served his country in the United States Army from 1956 to 1958. After being discharged, they moved back to Nobles County where they farmed. They moved to Adrian in 1995.

He was a member of St. Adrian Catholic Church; and the Adrian American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, camping, summers up north with friends & family and especially spending time with his grandchildren.

Gene is survived by his wife, Eileen Hokeness, Adrian; two sons, Dean (Lynel) Hokeness, Rushmore; and Earl (Laurie) Hokeness, Rushmore; five daughters, Sharon (Steve) Lynn, Adrian; Cindy (Alan) Cox, Adrian; Lisa (Len) Bullerman, Omaha, NE; Carmen (Lane) Erlandson, Adrian; and Carol (Jeff) Tweet, Lismore; sixteen grandchildren, Starr (Paul) Burch, Michael Hokeness, Kristyn Hokeness, Jessica Lynn, Collin Lynn, Ashley (Spencer) Gosch, Mitchell (Kayla) Cox, Whitney Cox, Kyle Bullerman, Anna Bullerman, Abby Erlandson, Brenna Erlandson, Kayla Erlandson, Alisha Tweet, Megan Tweet & Paige Tweet; two great grandchildren, Teagan Gosch & Brilyn Burch; a sister, Judy (Leonard) Grein, Anoka; and his step mother, Alice Hokeness, Adrian.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

To view an online obituary, sign a virtual register book, please visit www.dingmannandsons.com


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