Shawn Hoch

Shawn C. Hoch, 34

INDIANAPOLIS — Shawn C. Hoch died at 8 a.m. December 24. He was born May 12, 1978, in Lafayette, the son of Brenda and Victor Hoch.

He married Adriana Hoch on August 2, 2003, in Boca del Río, Veracruz, Mexico. He attended primary and secondary school in Cass County, graduating in 1996. He received a bachelor of science in secondary English education with a minor in teaching English as a new language from Indiana University Bloomington in 2005. He also received a masters degree in geographic information science from IUPUI in 2008. He was a research associate at Children's Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, at the IU School of Medicine and the Polis Center.

He enjoyed reading, listening to and collecting music, travel, genealogy and spending time with his family. He was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church

He is survived by his wife, Adriana; son, Julian; daughter, Sara; father, Victor Hoch, of Kokomo; biological parents, Mary Leming and Richard Trent II, both of Lafayette; biological siblings Gabrielle Leming, of Chicago, Jesse Trent, Zach Trent, of Battle Ground, and Richard Trent III, of Boulder, Colo.; and grandparents, Gordon and Helen Leming, of Lafayette.

He was preceded in death by his mother and grandparents, Richard and Mary Ann Trent.

Friends and family may attend a wake and viewing from 4 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 30, 2012, at St. Monica Catholic Church.

Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, December 31, 2012, at the church.

Memorials to Julian and Sara Hoch.


Published in the Journal & Courier from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2012