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Vickie Gochenour

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July 17, 1957 — June 29, 2017
Vickie S. Gochenour age 59 of Fenton, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Kossuth County Hospital. 
Vickie was born July 17, 1957, in Estherville to Virgil and Ruta Finnestad. She was married to Justin Gochenour March 20, 1982 in Missouri Valley.  
Vickie worked at Mutual of Omaha for over 30 years. Then after the passing of her husband she moved back to her home town Fenton.  She worked at the Fenton Post office for a short time and then was currently working at the Fenton Library as the Director.  Vickie loved working at the Library and during her free time she was with her two dogs Diego and Riley.  She also enjoyed playing cards, spending time with family and friends,  her God Childs’ son (Owen) and we can’t forget her love for Paw Patrols (Marshal was her favorite).
Survivors include five sisters Barb Adams of Algona, Ingrid (Tom) Henry, of Algona, Monika Schaller,  of  Altoona,  Debbie Luedtke, of Ankeny, Mary (Tim) Radig of Des Moines and one brother, Ronne Finnestad of Fenton; Sister in-laws Marcita Brown of   Jacksonville, Fla, Susan Hansen of   Missouri Valley, Linda Gochenour,  of Missouri Valley; Brother in-laws Sam (Ailene) Gochenour  of  Lake Park, Everett (Colleen) Gochenour    of   Council Bluffs, Rex (Debbie) Gochenour of  Missouri Valley, and many nieces and nephews, and beloved friends Diego and Riley.
Vickie was preceded in death by baby Peggy, stepdaughter JeanAnn, husband Justin, and parents Dewey and Ruta Widdel and Virgil Finnestad.
Eastern Star Service was held at 10 a.m., Monday with visitation following at the Christian Church in Missouri Valley.
The family invited everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship at the church following the service. 


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