Obituary of Jackson L. Hockman
Jackson L. “Jack” Hockman, age 72, of Plainfield since 1999, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2022 at Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield.
Born April 17, 1949 in Chicago, to Jackson L. and Mary (Crowder) Hockman, he was raised in Bridgeport, and was a graduate of Libertyville High School. He continued his education at Northern Illinois University where he received his Bachelor’s degree. Jack worked as a claims manager for Commercial Union for over 30 years.
Jack adored his two children, four grandchildren, and two nephews, all of whom were his pride and joy. He cherished time spent with his family. He was also an avid Chicago Cubs fan, loved to play golf, and was a devoted follower of the Plainfield North High School baseball team. Jack and Sue also enjoyed traveling with Tennessee and the Smokey Mountains being their favorite destination.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 33 years, Suzanne “Sue” (Rompala) Hockman of Plainfield; his children, Bill (Kelly) Hockman of Plainfield, and Liz (Steve) Dziengeleski of Chicago; four grandchildren, Arielle, Raymie, Cayden and Ireland Hockman; his father, Jackson Hockman; a sister-in-law, Jackie Ansari, and her sons, Mason and M. J. Ansari; two brothers, Mark Hockman and Steve (Donna) Hockman; numerous nieces and nephews; and many special cousins and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Hockman; a dear aunt, Ardys (Don) Farr; and grandparents, Viola and Purl Crowder, who lovingly raised him and his brother.
Visitation for Jack Hockman will be held Wednesday, March 30, 2022 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black Road, Joliet. Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation and interment will be private.
For more information, please call (815) 741-5500 or visit his Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com
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