Jack Stoecker

Sep 18, 1922 - Jun 26, 2013

Obituary

STOECKER, Floyd ‘Jack’
Passed away June 26, 2013 at Mercy San Juan Hospital in Carmichael after pulling off his final miracle. He is survived by Ruby, his loving wife of 68 years; daughter Shannon (Stoecker) Cary & her husband Steve; and brother Vernon Stoecker & his wife Marge. Jack was preceded in death by by parents, Carl & Bertha Stoecker; brother Arnold Stoecker & his wife Fern; and sister Velma Dixon. He was born Sept. 18, 1922 in Monument, KS. Jack attended Dodge City Jr. College where he played basketball & football. He started as a stock boy for Kinney Shoes in 1944 and retired as a District Manager in 1990. Having moved around the country with Kinney, he settled his family in Sacramento in 1967. He enjoyed golf- ing, woodworking, catching up with old friends, and he told a story so well it would have made Mark Twain proud. There will be a Celebration of Life on Friday, July 12th at 11:00 AM at East Lawn Mortuary, 5757 Greenback Ln., Sacramento, CA 95841. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The American Heart Association .

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Guestbook

  • larry and helen remington says:

    Jack was my mentor and my friend. He was firm, fair and friendly. He taught me what business was all about but more, he taught me about life. Jack had a way of getting the best out of you while making you the best. It wasn’t always about being right but taking advantage of a situation and making it right. Jack set the example for us all to follow. No-one was ever late for a meeting or missed a day of work. You didn’t want to disappoint. Jack was my mentor, my friend! We will all miss him.

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