Carole Hocum


Carole Hocum was born in Bellevue, Neb., June 27, 1944, to John and Olga (Hustad) Emblem.

Carole married her husband, Marvin, June 29, 1961 in Milbank, S.D. The couple had five children.

Carole died April 8, 2019, at Rapid City  (S.D.) Regional Hospice House.  She was 74.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Marvin; and her son, Michael Hocum.

Carole is survived by her sons, James, Paul, Hocum, all of Minnesota; daughter, Sherri Danley of Black Hawk, S.D.; 15 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. 

Cremation has taken place and services will be held at a later date.

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