Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, October 14, 2019, at St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Algona with Monsignor Kenneth A. Seifried presiding. Burial will be in the St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery in Manson. Visitation will be held from 3-5 P.M. on Sunday, October 13, 2019, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona.
Georgina Agnes Hock was born August 23, 1937, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the daughter of George and Pauline (Cain) Law. She grew up near Clare and attended country school before going to school in Manson and graduating from the Manson High School in 1955. After her schooling Georgina worked at Mid Continent Lumber Dealers in Fort Dodge.
On July 10, 1957, Georgina was united in marriage to Ronald Hock at St. Patrick on the Lizard, Clare, IA. After their marriage they lived in Manson and she continued to work in Fort Dodge. In 1974, the couple moved to Algona. Georgina owned and operated Merle Norman in Algona from 1984-1989, when she decided to sell to have more time for the grandkids. In 2000, they moved to Arnolds Park for the summers and enjoyed wintering in Texas for 10 years, before moving to Cedar Falls to be closer to family.
She enjoyed the time she was able spend with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Georgina loved to decorate and shop and she was an avid Iowa State University Cyclone fan.
Georgina died Sunday, October 6, 2019, at Pinnacle Specialty Care in Cedar Falls, Iowa. She was 82.
She is survived by her husband, Ron of Cedar Falls; children, Craig (Christy) Hock of Dallas, TX; their children, Sarah, Virginia, Megan and Matthew Hock; JoAnn (Steve) Adams of Cedar Falls; their children, Mitch (Sarah) Adams, Kassie (John) Capps, Mallory (Matt) Lukan; Doug (Tammy) Hock of Humboldt; their children, Mandy (Dan) Mudgett, Paige Hock and fiancé, Wayne; Maureen (Mick) Nyflot of Albertville, MN; their children, Adam (Carisa) Flaherty, Mackenzie (Brent) Huber, Craig (Erica) Flaherty and 11 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Carol Howell of Phoenix, AZ; brother-in-law, Joe Hock of Manson and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; father and mother-in-law, Harold and Edna Hock and a sister, Pat Pohl.
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Ron and family. So sorry we were unable to attend wake or funeral for Georgina but do want to convey our deepest sympathy to you and the family. May many happy memories and lots of love help to ease your loss. Always enjoyed coffee with you folks when living as neighbors on Overmeyer Dr. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless. Tony and Judy Schiltz
To Ron and all of Georginas family.We were saddened to hear of her passing.So many happy memories,Sunday breakfast at The Lighthouse and Fishbowls at the Ritz,always so much fun.We will keep you all in our prayers.John & Linda Higgins
Craig and Joann, so very sorry on your mother's passing. You and your entire family are in my prayers.
To you Ron and your family, we send our sympathy. Georgina was a unique lady. She always greeted you with a smile. We enjoyed our Friday evening dinners at the Outrigger. She will be missed by all. Arnie & Marlene.
Ron and Family, Please know we are thinking of you and your family as you lay Georgina to rest. A very special lady and many memories and laughs with her at The Outrigger.Sending Prayers to you and yours.
Dear family of Georgina, I am so saddened to hear of your loss! She was the hippest momma around! Her smile & laughter touched my heart many times! The love for her family extended to friends as her love of life was such a joy that touched many! May you find comfort in knowing how much she loved each & everyone of you with her whole heart & that she will forever be in yours! Karen Wilcox Albert
My deepest sympathy to all the Hocks and extended families. I am so saddened to hear of Georgina’s passing. She was such a sweet, beautiful lady. I have so many memories of Georgina and Ron. The Hock’s had some pretty awesome parties, I always felt so welcomed and Georgina always made sure we had plenty of snacks!! I know they did several basement visits just to make sure we were not getting in any trouble! I will alway’s have fond memories of your Mom. My deepest thoughts and prayers are with all of you, during this sad and most difficult time. Tricia Watson Carlson.
So sorry to the whole Hock family. Georgina was such a neat lady who loved her family dearly. She was kind and caring and liked to have fun. May each of you hold your memories of her close and may they help you through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you.
I have no words. George was always so dear to me and my parents! I have such fun memories with her. Shopping, talking, planning our next outing, etc. This news hit me hard. 😥
To Ron, Doug and entire family, know that she will be missed and was cherished by not only my family, but by everyone who was blessed to know her. My sincerest condolences. I will be lifting all of you up in prayer for the tough days ahead. Keep her loving spirit alive, cherish the memories. I love all of you.
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