MASON CITY, Iowa - Cynthia "Cindy" Ann Kockler, 64, of Mason City, was called home by the Lord on Aug. 14, 2014, at Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City, where she was surrounded by family and friends. A funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 714 N. Adams, in Mason City, Iowa, with Rev. Niel Maternach, celebrant. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Elmore, Minn.
Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, with a rosary service to be held 3 p.m. at Hogan Bremer Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 Third St. NE, Mason City, IA, 50401.
Cindy was born Feb. 17, 1950, in Blue Earth, Minn., the daughter of Ted and Elaine Goeke. Cindy graduated from Lakota High School and North Iowa Area Community College. Cindy was united in marriage to Tom Kockler on Sept. 7, 1968. To this union two sons were born. Cindy loved traveling, attending church, praying the rosary, dancing, antiquing, arts and crafts, cooking, shopping, and spending time with her family. Her grandchildren meant the world to her. For many decades, Cindy worked in Mason City as a server in several local restaurants including but not limited to The Flame and Embers, The Athenian, The Prime and Wine, and The Mason City Country Club. Cindy was also employed by North Iowa Radiologists.
Cindy is survived by: her mother Elaine Goeke of Buffalo Center, Iowa; sons, Dr. Timothy (Christina) Kockler of St. George, Utah, and James (Sharron) Kockler of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren, Abigail Yahnke, Chloe, Caitlin, and Cole Kockler; siblings, Linda Giese and David Goeke; nieces and nephews, Lisa Severson, Laurie Katcher, Ryan Goeke, Rachel Blom, and Dana Oslin; great nieces and nephews, Warner and Hendrick Oslin, Teagan and Joseph Blom, Henry, Emma and Hadley Goeke, Alicia Schmitt, Kiah and Kelby Katcher, Kaylyn and Jenna Severson; close friend, Ann Sweesy; and companion, Peter Children.
Cindy was preceded in death by her father, Ted Goeke; and brother, Mark Goeke.
Memorials may be directed to the Cindy A. Kockler Memorial.