|Buried in St. Paul's Cemetery|
Published in Pilot Tribune on 22 May 2001
Army Veteran of World War 2
Gilbert A. Hokamp, 76, of Arlington, died KMay 20, 2001, at Fremont Area Medical Center.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wendesday, May 23 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Arlington with the Rev. Rick G. Kanoy officiating. Interment will be at St. Paul's Cemetery. Military graveside services will be conducted by members of V.F.W Post No. 8332, and American Legion Post No. 71, both of Arlington.
Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 22 at Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home in Arlington, and one hour prior to services at the church.
Gilbert A. Holkamp was born June 11, 1924 in Arlington to August and Martha (Knecht) Hokamp. He lived and farmed in the rural Arlington area all of his life. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and served with the field artillery in the Philippines.
He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, north of Arlington, and the Lutheran Laymen's League. He was also a member of V.F.W.Post No. 8332 and American Legion Post 71. He coached girls' softball at Arlington for several years, and played softball for Bell Creek and Scheer Oil. He was an avid bowler and horseshoe player. He is survived by a brother, Albert Hokamp of Arlington, two sisters, Meta Breithaup of Fremont and Norma (Mrs. Elmer) Katt of Herman, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Martin, and sisters, Lora and Esther Gieselmann.
Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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In Memory of GILBERT A. HOKAMP;
June 11, 1924, Arlington, Nebraska
May 20, 2001 Fremont, Nebraska
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, May 23, 2001, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Arlington, Nebraska
OFFICIATING: The Rev. Rick G. Kanyo
ORGANIST: Denise Buss
MUSIC SELECTIONS: The Funeral Congregation will sing: "Who Knows When Death Will Overtake Me" "What A Friend We have In Jesus" "I'm But A Stranger Here" "I Know That My Redeemer Lives"
PALLBEARERS: Rupert Hilgenkamp, Verdell Stork, Darrell Laaker, Leo Schotte, Delvin Westerman, Paul Sorensen
INTERMENT: St. Paul's Cemetery, Arlington, Nebraska
Arrangements By Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home, Arlington, Nebraska
Gilbert August Hokamp, the son of August H. and Martha P. (Knecht) Hokamp, was born June 11, 1924 at rural Arlington, Nebrsaka. He grew up and lived in the rural Arlington area all his life, where he farmed. He served in the U.S.Army during WWII from September 27, 1945 to March 7, 1947 and served in the field artillery in the Philippines.
He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, north of Arlington and the Lutheran Laymens League; member of V.FW. Post #8332 and American Legion Psst #71 both of Arlington. He played softball for Bell Creek and Scheer Oil Company. He also coached girls' softball at Arlington for several years and was an avid bowler and horseshoe player.
Gilbert passed from this life on Sunday, May 20, 2001 at the Fremont Area Medical Center in Fremont, Nebraska, at the age of 76 years, 11 months and 9 days. He is survived by brother, Albert Hokamp of Arlington; sisters, Meta Breithaup of Fremont and Norma (Mrs. Elmer) Katt of Herman, Nebraska; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Martin and sisters, Lora and Esther Gieselmann.
The family of Gilbert Hokamp wish to thank you for your kindness and sympathy and invite you to lunch at the parish hall immediately following the committal service.
(See Find-A-Grave Memorial # 130430204.)