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My heart fell to the floor when I learned the news today! I always appreciated Denny's kindness and his love as a husband and father. I lost a Wonderful Brother-in-law!! But more important always know that you were blessed to have such a wonderful man come into your life so many years ago. He was truly a great man. Loving, caring, hardworking (perhaps too much) and he so enjoyed life. He will be missed. Give my blessings to your children.

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Posted by: Diana Frana - Ft. Myers, FL   Dec 24, 2017

I am broken hearted to hear of denny's death. He and i were like brothers in our younger years. We met when we were 6 years old. We lived in hickory creek and knew where all the fish were. Of coarse he always caught the biggest. So many adventures over the years. Denny was always there in the good or bad times.I always remember his hot rods especially his 69 yellow chevelle 396. Our fishing trips to canada,colorado,and wisconsin. I

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Posted by: larry shutack - juneau, AK   Mar 31, 2017

Dear Hope, Andrea, Christopher
My deepest thoughts, and prayers are with you all!
Your family has grown so much since I last saw you,
"All because two people fell in LOVE"
Memories of a very good time spent together camping
Brings a smile to my face. You and Denny will always be
Considered very SPECIAL FRIENDS, with two beautiful
Children.. Love you Dee Ervin

Posted by: Dee Ervin - Joliet, IL - Friend   Mar 31, 2017

Denny and I were always friends since freshmen football at LWHS. He will be missed. I remember seeing him several years ago and it was like old times.

Posted by: Kevin Davis - Oro Valley, AZ   Mar 31, 2017

Dearest Hocker Family:

I have had the great honor and privilege in working for Dennis at Filtration Group as an outside contractor. I have never had a better business relationship ever in my 35+ years in contracting. Dennis was always honest, high character and faith filled man I have ever been associated with. His passing stunned me this week and broke my heart. He moved on way to fast for all of us and I cannot understand why God allowed him

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Posted by: Ronald Jorgensen - St. Charles, IL - Acquaintance   Mar 31, 2017

I'm very saddened to have heard about our loss of Dennis. He was a fine person for whom everyone knew as a friend.
In our adolescence, our neighborhood was always incomplete without Dennis joining us when we all played baseball together, for he was the "Babe at bat" as he could knock a baseball an easy 400 feet and also very talented in sports. Dennis, along with myself was also a dedicated White Sox fan for which we had so

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Posted by: Thomas Hagen - Murphysboro, IL - Friend   Mar 30, 2017

We are so saddened to hear of Denny's passing..we always looked forward to our visits with you both at the club.. Please accept our deepest sympathy to you and your beautiful family, Hope. Our hearts ache for you all...
Trudy & Ron DeLong

Posted by: Ron & Trudy DeLong - Dwight, IL - Friend   Mar 29, 2017

Prayers are sent from Debbie and John Van Havel

Posted by: Debbie Van Hagel - Hudson, MI - Family   Mar 29, 2017

Hope, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I didn't know Dennis, but have worked with you as election judge for many years. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by: Sandra Bauer - New Lenox, IL - Acquaintance   Mar 29, 2017

I was deeply saddened when I heard the news of your loss.
Dennis was an awesome person.
He will be missed by a lot of people.

Posted by: LUANN GONSOULIN - Crest Hill, IL - Friend   Mar 29, 2017