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Mary "Linda" (Duerk) Kock

September 18, 1938 ~ May 20, 2019 (age 80)


Mary “Linda” Kock age 80 of Auburn, IN died Monday, May 20, 2019 at Parkview Regional Medical Center – Ft. Wayne, IN. Linda was born September 18, 1938 in Garrett, IN to William A. and Edith (Mattox) Duerk. She married Max G. Kock on July 18, 1959 in Garrett, IN. Linda was a registered nurse at Parkview Hospital for 41 years, retiring in 2001. She graduated from Garrett High School in 1956 and Ball State University in 1960.

Linda was a member of the Garrett Presbyterian Church and enjoyed golfing, baking and sewing.

Linda is survived by her husband: Max G. Kock, Auburn, IN; Rex G. (Dawn) Kock, Huntertown, IN; Greg A. (Shelby Kunk) Kock, Angola, IN.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents: William A. and Edith Duerk; brother: William Duerk.

Visitation will take place from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Thomas Funeral Home, 1277 C.R. 56, Garrett, IN.

Services will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Thomas Funeral Home.

Burial will take place in Christian Union Cemetery – Garrett, IN

Memorials are to the Parkview Foundation in memory of Linda Kock.

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May 22, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thomas Funeral Home
1277 C.R. 56
Garrett, IN 46738

Funeral Service
May 23, 2019

10:00 AM
Thomas Funeral Home
1277 C.R. 56
Garrett, IN 46738


Parkview Foundation in memory of Linda Kock

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