Barbara Hochberger

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Barbara Louise Hochberger, 82, of Three Rivers, Mich., formerly of Cape Girardeau, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at Heartland Health Care Center.

She was born Jan. 8, 1929, in Chicago, daughter of Carl and Barbara Kurz Anderson. On June 25, 1949, she was united in marriage to James A. Hochberger in Chicago.

Together they have shared their lives in Newton, Iowa, and Jackson, before moving to Three Rivers to be near family. They were former members of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau.

Mrs. Hochberger was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, Frank Stibor, Gladys, Juanita and June Jones, and Frederic William Jones.

She leaves to cherish her loving memory her husband, James A. Hochberger, of Three Rivers; a son, Bruce (Karen) Hochberger, of Bellevue, Neb.; a daughter, Brenda (Jon) Deily of Three Rivers; a grandson, Nick Parker of Aspen, Colo.; and a granddaughter, Katie (Jonathan) Leichliter of Aspen.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hohner Funeral Home in Three Rivers.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, with Mike Malone of St. Mark Church officiating.

Memorials may be donated to St. Mark Lutheran Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and church. Interment will be in Fort Custer National Cemetery at a later date.