Published On: Wed, Mar 30th, 2011

Obituary – Sylvia Rose Hochstein

Sylvia Rose Hochstein

CROFTON — Sylvia Rose Hochstein, 97, Crofton, died March 27, 2011, at the Gretna Community Living Center, Gretna.
Visitation and a vigil service were March 29 at the Wintz Funeral Home, Crofton, and will continue Wednesday at church, one hour prior to services.
Mass of Christian Burial will be March 30, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Crofton, with the Rev. Michael Schmitz officiating.
Burial will be at the St. Boniface Cemetery, Menominee.

Pallbearers will be Jody Hochstein, Jeffrey Hutchings, Bradley Hutchings, Chris Hochstein, Darrell Wise and Melvin Sudbeck.
Honorary pallbearers will be Amanda Hochstein, April Hochstein, Tara Hochstein, and Pamela Hochstein.
Sylvia Rose was born Oct. 10, 1913, in Bow Valley, to Edward and Ida (Schulte) Arens. She grew up in Bow Valley and married Alfred Edward Hochstein Nov. 26, 1940, in Bow Valley. Sylvia and Alfred farmed northwest of Menominee after their marriage. They moved into Crofton in 1980. Alfred died Jan. 2, 2001, at the age of 82. Sylvia continued to live in Crofton until moving to Gretna in 2007.
She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Ladies Guild, Christian Mothers, and a woman’s card club. Sylvia loved to crochet and attend Mass daily.
Sylvia is survived by six children and their spouses, JeAnn Sudbeck, Omaha; Verlane and Kelley Hochstein, Ft. Scott, Kan.; Joetta and Dale Hutchings, Denver, Colo.; Leland and Velda Hochstein, Crofton; Kerry and Marilyn Hochstein, Darlington, Md.; and Kevin Hochstein, Yankton, S.D.; 19 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Rudolph Arens, Hartington, and Roman and wife, Arlene Arens, Fordyce; and two sisters Loretta Pick, Bow Valley, and Isabelle Kramer, Hartington.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alfred, in 2001; son-in-law, Henry Sudbeck; brother, Clarence J. Arens; and five sisters Roselle Kramer, Mildred Kramer, Marie Kube, Hildegard Lammers and Pauline Lammers.