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Patricia Bucklew4/4/2011
Patricia Ann Hockett, 79, passed away Monday, April 4, 2011. A visitation will be
held on Saturday, April 9, from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. at Collegiate
United Methodist Church in Ames.

Pat was born April 14, 1931, in Knoxville, Iowa
to Donald and Hallie Bucklew.

After high school, she attended business school and
then started working for the IA Dept. of Transportation, where she met her husband,
Dwaine. They married, December 19, and had two children, Kathy, and James.

Pat worked various
jobs in Ames throughout her career at IDOT, Litchfield Realty, ISU, and First National
Bank. She was very involved with the local Soroptomist Club, and Collegiate United
Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and sister,
Marilyn Burch. She is survived by her daughter, Kathy Hockett and her significant
other, Dana Stoner; and son, James Hockett, and wife, Michelle, and their daughters,
Shelby and Hannah.

Memorials may be directed to Collegiate United Methodist Church.
Condolences may be sent to www.stevensmemorialchapel.com. Published in Des Moines
Register on April 7, 2011.