Gretchen A. Hock

Jul 12, 2014

Dec. 21, 1934 May 8, 2007

NORWALK - Gretchen A. (Gardner) Hock, 72, of Norwalk, died Tuesday evening at Gaymont Nursing Center in Norwalk.

She was born Dec. 21, 1934 in Mansfield to the late Durward and Mildred (Seiple) Gardner.

She was a 1954 graduate of Willard High School, and was an active member and soldier of the Salvation Army in Norwalk. She retired in 1998 from Pepperidge Farms in Willard.

She is survived by her daughters, Judy DeWitt of New London, Robin Billups of Berlin Heights and Cheryl Roe of Monroeville; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; brothers, Glenn Gardner of Willard and Bruce Gardner of New Haven, Ind.; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Wayne Gardner.

A service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Meadow Green Memorial Park Chapel in Huron. Major Jacqueline Todhunter will officiate.

Arrangements were made by the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk.

Memorial gifts may be sent in Gretchen's name to the Salvation Army, 55 Whittlesey Ave., Norwalk, Ohio, 44857 or the American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44106.