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James K. Bockerich, 82

James K. Bockerich "Gone Fishin"

Jim Bockerich, son, brother and dad, born November 30, 1932 to John Bockerich and Eva Koziol in Chicago, IL, died May 31, 2015. Jim served three years in the US Navy, then attended Missouri Valley College in Marshall, IL. He married Virginia "Ginny" Blagg in 1955, his faithful wife for forty-six years (later divorced). They had six children, John Bockerich, Lori (Steve) Smith, Sherri Christensen, Jim Bockerich, Eva Cheek and Dan Bockerich.

Jim worked for twenty years as a correctional officer for the California State Department of Corrections. He then retired to Mountain Home in 1982 where he worked for Champion Boats for over ten years.

Jim loved fishing and baseball, Go Cubs!

Jim was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his 6 children; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and his sister Rosemary (Ron) Binkowski, Go Sox!

No services will be held in honor of his wishes.

An online guestbook and obituary are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.



Published in Baxter Bulletin on June 3, 2015
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