LAKE PRESTON — Elsie Hookie 96, of Lake Preston, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at the Golden Living Center in Arlington.
Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Lake Preston Lutheran Çhurch with the Rev. Wanda McNeill officiating. Burial will be in the Lake Preston Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-7 pm on Wednesday at the Johnson-Henry Funeral Chapel and prior to the at the church on Thursday.
Elsie Marjorie Lien was born on June 10, 1916 in Clark County, Naples to Edward and Barbra (Babler) Lien.
She married Charles Albert Hookie, Jr. on May 15, 1935, in De Smet. She was a long-time member of Lake Preston Lutheran Church. She also worked at the Lake Preston Memorial Manor and was an Avon Lady. She enjoyed painting ceramics, and quilting.
She is survived by her children, Donald (Judy) Hookie of Centerville, Darrell Hookie of Brookings, and Douglas (Jolene) Hookie of David City, Neb.; seven grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three sons, Clarence, Richard and Dale; a daughter, Vera Shultz; four sisters, Bertha Sjorberg, Hollis Sjoberg, Lanes Wadsworth and Leone Aaker.
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