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.
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Published by The Sacramento Bee on Jul. 7, 2013.