Cathryn Hoeck

Cathryn Jeanette Hoeck, 91, Luverne, died Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Society — Mary Jane Brown Home in Luverne.

A funeral service was Monday, April 23, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Burial followed at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne.

 Cathryn Wright was born Feb. 26, 1927, to Leonard and Clara (Erickson) Wright at Lake Norden, South Dakota. She was baptized in May 1927 at Garfield Lutheran Church in Bryant, South Dakota, and received her confirmation at American Lutheran Church in Bryant on May 31, 1942. Cathryn was raised in Bryant and graduated from high school in 1944. She attended Dickenson Business School in 1945. Following her education, Cathryn became employed as a secretary for Northwestern National Life Insurance and later Crane Company in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

On Aug. 28, 1949, Cathryn married Victor Hoeck at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. After their marriage the couple began farming in rural Hardwick and made their home on the acreage. In August of 2010, Cathryn became a resident at the Good Samaritan Society – Mary Jane Brown Home in Luverne.

Cathryn was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne, where she had taught Sunday School for 25 years and held other offices in the church. During her life, she was active in the community and enjoyed helping others.

Cathryn is survived by her daughter, Vicki (Scott) Daggett of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; two granddaughters, Jennifer (Shea) Reiners of Sioux Falls, and Staci Daggett (Reid Benincasa) of Denver, Colorado; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor, on March 29, 2011; a sister, Donva Guiana; a brother, John Wright; and her parents.

Arrangements were provided by Hartquist Funeral Home of Luverne, www.hartquistfuneral.com.

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