Catherine Ochs

Catherine Louise Ochs

Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Obituary of Catherine Louise Ochs
Catherine Louise Ochs, age 80, of Bridgman, died peacefully, Monday, September 2, 2019.

Catherine was born September 28, 1938 in Gary, Indiana to Edward and Sabina Beckman.

She married Earl Ochs October 22, 1960 in Gary, Indiana. He preceded her in death on November 12, 2006.

Catherine was a member of the Galien American Legion Post 344 Auxiliary. She loved playing Euchre. She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Parish in Three Oaks.

Catherine will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is survived by one son, Carlin (Linda) Ochs of Bridgman; four daughters, Frances (Tom) Wasko of Chicago, Illinois, Phyllis Goldstein of Grayslake, Illinois, Rita Dawson of New Troy, Martha (Paul) Welsch; six grandchildren, Tim, Brandi, Alex, Kristy, Joshua, Sydney; one great grandchild, Ava Mae; one sister, Dorothy Pictor of Valparaiso; one brother, Jim Beckman of LaPorte; one sister-in-law, Peggy Beckman; one brother-in-law, Jerry Davis; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, John Beckman; two sisters, Mary “Lucille” Davis, her twin, Carolyn Annelo; one sister-in-law, Donna Beckman.

Family and friends will gather from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 5, 2019 in Pobocik Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, 106 Ash Street East, Three Oaks. A Mass will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. September 6, 2019 in St. Mary of the Assumption, 28 West Ash Street, Three Oaks, with visitation one-hour prior, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The Reverend Father Vanathaiyan Savarimuthu officiating.

Ms. Ochs remains will be laid to rest, next to her husband, in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

The family prefers contributions be made in Catherine’s memory to Galien American Legion Post 344, Roof Fund, 402 South Cleveland Avenue, Galien, Michigan, 49113.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Pobocik Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Three Oaks. Please share a memory or a message online:
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 |
    Thursday, September 5th, 2019
    Pobocik Chapel Wagner Family Funerals
    106 Ash St East
    Three Oaks, Michigan
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  • Service

    Friday, September 6th, 2019 |
    Friday, September 6th, 2019
    Saint Mary of the Assumption
    28 West Ash Street
    Three Oaks, Michigan
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Freda Kuespert Jackson

Posted at 12:00am
I have found memories of playing Canasta with your family at your house in Lakeside. I am so sorry for your lost. Xoxo


Posted at 12:00am
So sorry for your loss, you have our condolences and prayers--------She has gone on to a much better place-in peace and where the roses never fade. Your (family & euchre) friends, Bill & Marge Bowker


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Vicki Eckler

Posted at 12:00am
Carl and Linda I’m so sorry about the loss of your mother / mother n law. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Sincerely Vicki Eckler ( from Allure Hair Design)

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