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Marlys Hockman Aug.26, 1937 - Feb. 10, 2009

RENVILLE -- Marlys E. Hockman, 71, of Renville, died Tuesday at her home in Renville.

The private family service was held Wednesday at the Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Renville.

She was born Aug. 26, 1937, in Kettle River to John and Rose (Czinski) Urbaniak.

She married Wayne Hockman on Nov. 28, 1953, in Duluth. They lived in Duluth and she worked at the Duluth Clinic until moving to Las Vegas in the late 1980s where she worked as a hostess and cashier for Bally's Casino. They moved to Renville in 2004.

She is survived by her husband; children: Gary (and Marty) Hockman of Eagan, Sharon (and Jeff) Turnquist of Two Harbors, Lana (and Sue Ann) Hockman of Renville, Bryan (and Lisa) Hockman of Blairsville, Ga.; 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sons: Darryl and Kevin Hockman; two sisters; and one brother.