Floyd "Jack" STOECKER
FUNERAL HOME
East Lawn
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA

STOECKER, Floyd 'Jack'
Passed away June 26, 2013 at Mercy San Juan Hospital in Carmichael after pulling off his final miracle. He is survived by Ruby, his loving wife of 68 years; daughter Shannon (Stoecker) Cary & her husband Steve; and brother Vernon Stoecker & his wife Marge. Jack was preceded in death by by parents, Carl & Bertha Stoecker; brother Arnold Stoecker & his wife Fern; and sister Velma Dixon. He was born Sept. 18, 1922 in Monument, KS. Jack attended Dodge City Jr. College where he played basketball & football. He started as a stock boy for Kinney Shoes in 1944 and retired as a District Manager in 1990. Having moved around the country with Kinney, he settled his family in Sacramento in 1967. He enjoyed golf- ing, woodworking, catching up with old friends, and he told a story so well it would have made Mark Twain proud. There will be a Celebration of Life on Friday, July 12th at 11:00 AM at East Lawn Mortuary, 5757 Greenback Ln., Sacramento, CA 95841. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The American Heart Association.
Published by The Sacramento Bee on Jul. 7, 2013.
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72 Entries
"Jack, I want you to know that your lovely bride Ruby has been a delight for all her nieces and nephews. At age 95 she is as vibrant as ever. I know she's looking forward to seeing you again. We send our love Mary and Jeff
Mary Sayre
Family
July 3, 2021
Merry Christmas, Dad. You were in our thoughts as we celebrated another year together.

Steve & Shannon
Steve Cary
Family
December 25, 2020
Jack, Ioday 4/12 ie Easter and I miss and love you so very much. You are the love of my life.
April 12, 2020
Jack, Merry Christmas of 2019 your are so loved and missed. I miss you and you are always im thoughts and prayers. God bless .Hugs and Kisses. Rubie
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December 22, 2019
Jack, This very close to Christmas and you are not here. You are the love of my life and you are so miss and loved. I am doing my best and so wish you could see the land and stocks are doing well and are here because you were such a great person, Love you so much so lots of Kisses Rubie
December 16, 2019
Jack, I really miss you and love you so very much. I try to my best but life is so hard at times. You are in my heart and that never changes, Much Love always, Rubie
October 9, 2019
Its not every day a niece can smile at a fond memory. My memory is of two very handsome people (Jack and Ruby) laughing and having fun with each other and life. My family was blessed to know Jack and to still have our beautiful Ruby. Love, Mary
Mary Gray Sayre
July 2, 2019
Jack, Six years ago you passed away today. I have many difficult days, You are so much to me and I am so grateful we had 70 or more years. My love devotion and caring is strong as ever. You mean so much and love you more ; Love and kisses and hugs always. Rubie
June 26, 2019
Jack, In going into my 6th year, my feelings and love are as strong as ever. I JUST WANT TO HUG AND KISS YOU and tell you how much I LOVE and Miss you. So very proud of you , you worked so hard to provide for our future, MERRY CHRISTMAS always much love and kisses. Rubie
December 23, 2018
Jack, Happy 96th Birthday. I love you so much and you so missed, I have so much I want to tell you. I am going to Oakley and so wished you were with. I loved caring for you and having you home at last. Always kisses and hugs.Rubie
September 14, 2018
Jack, Today would be our 74th Anniversary. We've had a wonderful journey together full of love and fun.You're such a good person working so hard so we would be taken care of. You're in my heart full of so much love. Always hugs and kisses. Rubie
August 25, 2018
Jack, 5 years ago today was such a sad day, you passed away, It gets harder for me,our 72 years together were special, I love you and miss you so very much. Miss our close times. always much love, hugs, and kisses. Rubie
June 26, 2018
Jack, Happy Fathers Day to you, in my heart and thoughts. you are so loved and missed.Much love and hugs. Rubie
June 17, 2018
Jack, These 5 years have been difficult and lonesome. I am so proud of you and our family, Your sweet smile is missed with the twinkle in your eyes,I miss hugs, kisses and just you as my love is deeper than ever.You are always in my thoughts and prayers. I have much I have lots to tell you.Much Love and God Bless. Rubie
May 26, 2018
Jack, 2018, I start my 5th year. You are always in heart and miss you so much. Happy New Year ,Hugs and KISSES. Rubie
December 31, 2017
I go into my 5th year I still miss and love you more, Life is difficult and empty. I want to tell you so much and just touch you.Much LOVE and Kisses. Merry Christmas. Rubie
December 20, 2017
Jack, On this 4th year I am so thankful you were in my life 69 years,my love for you is always with me.I am thankful for our family and the life you made possible. Much love as always.Rubie
November 23, 2017
Jack, Today you are 95. Wish you COULD in person be with us to celebrate. You are the love of my life and everyday thank you were a wonderful husband and father. As always much LOVE and Kisses. Rubie
September 18, 2017
Jack 73 years this year we married and started our lives together full of love and enthusiasm as to how we;d succeed, We DID.being married to you 69 years was wonderful.Think of you so often with much love and kisses. Shannon and Steve now tell me it will be okay taking your place. Love, Rubie
August 25, 2017
Jack, June 26, its four years and I still have a hard time as I miss your sweet smile and so much more.My love will never die. You are so loved and I miss our being together. Rubie
June 24, 2017
Jack , I would walk forever just to be in your arms again . Its four years and you are forever my love. Rubie
June 10, 2017
Jack.today is Memorial Day and you are so loved and missed. You are the love of my life. Rubie
May 29, 2017
Jack, This is going on my 4th year without you and I have had a super rough start for 2017. I need you telling me its going to be alright, there are times I AM NOT SURE. Much love and kisses. Rubie
May 13, 2017
Jack 2017 I still miss you and will always treasure our life together. You are the love of my life. Love and kisses. Rubie
January 1, 2017
Jack, This year is very hard going into holiday season. I miss you so much and loving you even more. We were so happy in our being together 69 years. much love and kisses. Rubie
December 22, 2016
On this Thanksgiving Day I wish you all my love and hugs as I still miss you. Things are so that I WANT TO REMEMBER the sweet smile and twinkle in your eye. love you always. Rubie
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November 23, 2016
Jack, I am so proud you were my love for all your life. Wishing you HAPPY 94' BIRTHDAY. Miss you so very much. ALL MY LOVE AND KISSES. Rubie
September 18, 2016
Jack, Happy 72nd Anniversary, I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT LOVE WAS TILL MET YOU AND KNEW I WANTED TO SPEND THE REST OF MY LIFE WITH YOU.MUCH LOVE KISSES.RUBIE
August 22, 2016
Jack, 3 years ago we celebrated your life in at a memorial on July 12,2013. I in my own way celebrate it every day. Our love and devotion made our life a joy.You are always in my heart with much love. Rubie
July 12, 2016
Jack, Three years ago today you passed away and i still miss and love you so much.You are the love of my life. Rubie
June 26, 2016
Jack, Happy Fathers Day, You were a wonderful father and so proud to have been married so long. I still miss our life. Love and miss you so. Rubie
June 18, 2016
Jack, This Memorial Day I just want to say I am so proud of you . I LOVE and Miss you so so much. Rubie 5/30/16
May 29, 2016
Today is Mothers Day 5/8/16 and I wish you were here as I still miss you and love all of our life. Rubie
May 8, 2016
Jack Just want to say I love and miss you.Rubie 4/8/16
April 8, 2016
To Jack, our angel, and Rubie our loving aunt. 73 years of marriage --- a testament to both of you for a long and loving relationship! The stories you could tell would be endless I'm sure. Like where did you meet? How old were you? How were the Harris girls to meet.? I know i'd enjoy stories -- maybe you'll send a few.

Jeff and I send our love,
Mary
February 16, 2016
Happy Valentines Day just to say You are the love of my life. Miss you. Rubie
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February 14, 2016
Christmas 1942 we met ffell in love then married and had almost 73 years of so much love and happiness. I am so grateful. So this 3 year without I give my lobe always. Rubie
December 24, 2015
I really wish you were here this holiday time of year as I so miss our being together. You are the love of my life. Many kisses. Rubie 2015
November 27, 2015
Happy 93rd BIRTHDAY Jack, Miss and Love so much. Rubie
September 18, 2015
Jack, I just miss and love you so so much. Rubie 9/7/15
September 7, 2015
Jack. 71yrs ago 8/27/44 would be our anniversary.Our deep love and devotion made us strong. I wish you Happy Anniversary.LOTS OF love kISSES. Rubie
August 26, 2015
Jack, You've been gone 2 long years. I treasure our happiness and love of each other. My heart is filled with great memories and joy in our family. I talk to you alot. You are so loved and missed. Rubie ck,
June 22, 2015
Jack,Happy New Year, Love and miss you so much. Love Always. Rubie 2015
January 1, 2015
Merry Christmas to Jack, all our angels and Rubie too! We love you.

Jeff and Mary
December 25, 2014
Merry Christmas Jack, I do love and miss you. Love Always. Rubie 2014
December 24, 2014
Happy 92nd Birthday, Jack you are so loved and missed. Love you always. Rubie
September 18, 2014
Our 70 years were full of love and Happiness. Jack I want to wish you a Happy Anniversary. I love you. Rubie
August 27, 2014
Jack I'm starting my second year without you. All the messages posted in 2013 remain the same. You are so loved and missed. Rubie
July 28, 2014
My thanks for all your messages of love its something I need now. Love, Rubie
July 12, 2014
Dear ruby and jack,


What a privilege to be your niece . You and Jack were and are such positive people. I loved hearing about how Jack encouraged young people to excell. Ruby you are inspirational! Our time together at the HarrisReunion was too short! Your knowledge of history and dates was remarkable. You are a lovely lady inside and out ... No wonder Jack loved you!

Love,
Mary Gray Sayre
July 2, 2014
A year has passed and all I have written each month I repeat again. You are so loved and missed. You were a wonderful husband and father. RUBIE er and husband.
June 26, 2014
All of me loves and misses you still so very much. 5/26/14
May 25, 2014
Jack,I am grateful we had 70 years of love and happiness. You were special and so loved and missed. Rubie
April 25, 2014
Time hasn't helped me, I love you so very much and so missed. Rubie 4/20/14
April 21, 2014
March 26,2014 Jack, You are so loved and missed. Rubie
March 26, 2014
Time hasn't made it easier. You are so loved and missed.Rubie 2/26/04
February 26, 2014
Time hasn't changed nothing, I miss and love you as much as I did when you died 7 months ago. Love always, Rubie
January 26, 2014
Its been 6 months Dec.26th,our first one apart.I miss our life and love you very much. Rubie
December 25, 2013
Jack, Its five months today and I miss you and love you so very much. Rubie
November 26, 2013
Jack, I will always love and I miss you so very much, This has been a difficult four months. Rubie October,26.
October 26, 2013
Jack, I will always miss you as I love you so much. This has been very difficult for me. Rubie, October,26,2013.
October 26, 2013
Jack, This week you would have been 91, and I really miss you. Lots of Love. Rubie
September 21, 2013
Jack, Today is your 91st Birthday and I miss you so very much. I love you , you are my soul mate. Rubie
September 18, 2013
Love at first glance,Happy 69th Anniversary today. Rubie
August 27, 2013
I have fond memories of Uncle Jack. We are thinking of you.
Love, Kim, Dean, Bailey & Nathan Krouse
Kim Krouse
August 6, 2013
JACK, you are so deeply missed as you are the love of my life. Rubie
July 25, 2013
Dear Ruby, Shannon and Steve,

I wasn't very old when I met your dad on the Harris farm but I remember how important he made each one of us feel as he listened to us and how kind his eyes were. As I recall he also had a very warm voice .... all good memories for a little kid !

Even though you will miss him every day he's in a wonderful place surrounded by special angels.

We send you our love,
Mary (niece) and Jeff Sayre
mary sayre
July 22, 2013
I'd reiterate "worlds greatest uncle". I remember many things about Jack, but one story especially from grandma Harris. When she would fry chicken, Jack would say,"just fry me a chicken and give me a jar of bread and butter pickles and I'm set." Also I remember him singing, "you got the money honey, I got the time." We'll really miss him. Love Jan and Sid
July 13, 2013
Ruby & Shannon so sorry to hear of your loss. May God comfort you at this time.
Leta Hale McMaster Gebler. Worked for Mr. Wills in the Highland Store.
July 13, 2013
Worlds greatest Uncle,Love Marshall
July 7, 2013
Love YOU Always,
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Shannon Cary
July 7, 2013
Love YOU Always,
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~ <3 ~ ;)
Shannon Cary
July 7, 2013
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