CAROL J. COCKERHAM, 63, of Milton, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at Mercy Hospital, Janesville. Born April 15, 1950, in Janesville, Weis., she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Charolette (Fancher) Sockness. Carol worked for many years as a pipe fitter for General Motors
, retiring from the Fort Wayne location in 1988. On Jan. 29, 2001, Carol married Frank Cockerham. Carol is survived by her husband, Frank Cockerham of Milton; children, Raymand (Diane) Vierck of Edgerton, Wis., Roy (Wendy) Vierck of Fort Wayne, Randall (Norma) Vierck of Janesville, Wis., and Catrina (Josh) Ricks of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Vanessa Vierck, Kassandra Vierck, Ronald Vierck, Brianna Johnston, Fernando Adame, Adam Schweyer, Ariez Schweyer, Raymand Vierck, Ruby Vierck, Natalie Vierck, and Sebastian Ricks; great-grandchild, Izabella Erickson; and many friends. She was also preceded in death by her sons, Russell Vierck and Darrick Sockness. Funeral service is from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Covington Funeral Home, Fort Wayne.