January 26, 1920 – November 3, 2014


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 7, 2014 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring, MN for Alfred E. Hockert, age 94, who died Monday at Quiet Oaks Hospice. Entombment will be in the St. Boniface Parish Mausoleum.

Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday, November 6th at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring. Parish Prayers will be at 8:00 p.m. Visitation will continue Friday morning one hour prior to Mass in the St. Boniface Church Narthex.

Al was born in St. Cloud, MN to John C. and Florintina (Hartmann) Hockert. He married Bernice Goebel on October 15, 1941 in St. Boniface Catholic Church, Cold Spring, MN. Al served in the Army Air Force from September 1944 to May 1946. He worked for the Cold Spring Granite Company and retired as Vice President and Director of Quarry Operations. Al enjoyed fishing, hunting, reading and woodworking. He was a member of St. Boniface Parish.

Survivors include his loving wife, Bernice; children, Thomas (Nancy), Robert (Susan), Kathy (Tom) Oschwald; son-in-law, Dave Feldhege; siblings, Josie, Lillian, Joan, Loretta, Lucetta, Helen; 9 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Patricia Feldhege; siblings, Frank, Amelia and Louise.