2013-02-14 / Obituaries

Florian Jochim, 63, of Wishek

Florian Jochim Florian Jochim Florian Jochim, 63, of Wishek passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, under the care of Prairieview Hospice after a long courageous battle with cancer.

Florian was born on Oct. 8, 1949, to Jack and Hermina (Heidrich) Jochim of Strasburg. Florian was united in marriage to Elaine Mosset of Linton on Aug. 10, 1968. Florian started Jochim’s Repair in 1990 driving back and forth from Linton to Wishek. In 1991 the family relocated to Wishek.

Florian was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church of Wishek. He enjoyed Demolition Derbies, helping his sons, Greg and Chad, on their Derby Cars and Race Cars. He also enjoyed throwing darts, playing pinochle cards with his family and friends. Florian enjoyed being outdoors and doing many home improvement projects as well as doing mechanic work.

Florian is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Elaine, Wishek; his son, Chad Jochim, Wishek; three daughters, Kellie Jochim (fiance’ Brian Larson), Garfield, Minn.; Tammy (Clarence) Baumgartner, West Fargo; Lisa (Barry) Mueller, Wishek; 14 grandchildren, Tyler Volk, Annette and Dustin Jochim, Andrew, Courtney, David, Mark and Emily Jochim, Luke Piatz, Camie Jo and Carson Mueller all of Wishek, Savanna, April and Jesse Baumgartner of West Fargo; his mother, Hermina Jochim, Wishek; mother and father-in-law, Herman and Lorraine Mosset, Linton; five brothers; seven sisters; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, Jack Jochim; his son, Greg; two brothers, David and Daniel Jochim; two sisters, LaVern Braun and Mary (who died in infancy).

Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Luke Lutheran Church, Wishek.

Share memories and sign the online guestbook at www.dahlstromfuneralservice.com. Dahlstrom Funeral Home of Wishek is entrusted with arrangements.

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