The Davis City Advance, Davis City, Iowa Thursday, April 24, l900
DANIEL T. HOCKERT was born in Benton Township, Elkhart County, Ind., Sept. 4, l837.He was married to HULDAH MCNUTT June 20, l86l, at the same place, but in a few years they moved to Wisconsin where they resided until he moved to Davis City in l886.To this union were born three children, two girls and one boy.His wife died a few years ago and six weeks ago, his only son, EDDIE, died.MR. HOCKERT died Saturday, April 20, l900, aged 62 years, 7 months and l6 days.His illness was not of a week's duration and his death was caused by blood poisoning.All was done for him that medical skill and loving care could do, but he had lived his alloted years and the Lord called him home to Him.While MR. HOCKERT had never joined himself to any church, he was known as a God-fearing man, loving his fellowmen, and following the golden rule through all acts of his life, and as his soul comes to be judged by God, who is just and merciful, he will not be cast aside, for "by their frui! ts ye shall know them."
His daughters, MRS. FRANK LA POINT and MISS ROSA, two brothers and two sisters survive him.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, which organization took charge of the funeral services Sunday afternoon.Elder Fred Blair preached the funeral sermon at the Saints Church Sunday afternoon and he was laid to rest in the Davis City Cemetery. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ CARD OF THANKS
We desire to express our heartfelt thanks to those friends who assisted us during our recent bereavement.