Loretta Stocker


Loretta Stocker, age 82, of Bradford, died Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Van Wert Hospice Unit. She was born August 28, 1934 in Kodak, KY to the late Martin & Rachel (Rountree) Lewis; in 1954 she married Donald Noah Daniel Stocker who passed in 2011; was a homemaker; attended Bradford Church of the Nazarene; enjoyed going to auctions, flea markets & antique stores; & was involved with the Darke Co. Steam Thrashers for many years.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband; 5 brothers, Leo Herman, Clarence Emanuel, Raymond Keith, Joseph Franklin (Serrilda), & Clyde Edward Lewis; half brother, Albert Allen (Cora) Lewis; 5 sisters, Lucille (Donald) Flanagan, Martina Rose (Sylvester) Reinhard, Bethel Azale (Samual) Dorsey, Juanita Lewis & Thelma Lewis; & an infant half sister.

Loretta is survived by 2 sons, Dan Stocker of Bradford & Alan (Cindy) Stocker of Troy; daughter, Donna (Max) Hibbard of Paulding; 9 grandchildren, Josh Hibbard of OH, Aaron Hibbard of OH, Jessica Stocker of FL, Joseph Stocker of MI, Erika Stocker of PA, Natasha Stocker of PA, Jakob Stocker of CO, Robert Baker of Troy, Angelique Boshonek of Troy & Hayley Stocker of OH; 27 great grandchildren; sister, Emma May Jent of Austin, IN; sister-in-law, Derona Lewis; & a multitude of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service will be held Wednesday at 1:00 pm at the Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Bradford with Pastor Louis Reindel officiating. Interment Riverside Cemetery, West Milton. The family will receive friends Wednesday at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. If desired, contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County. Condolences may be left for the family at www.stockerfraley.com.

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