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May Ida Hogue
Jul 17, 2017, 13:15

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May Ida Hogue, 90, passed away July 11, 2017, at the Corydon Specialty Care in Corydon, Iowa.
May was born July 16, 1926, in Corydon, Iowa, to Michael and Ida (Dunkin) Nickel growing up she live most of her life in Wayne County.
May married Gerald Goben in 1945 and two children were born to this marriage, Louise (Goben) Moore of Corydon and Gerald Lee Goben who passed away at birth.
May worked in two different nursing homes and taking in washing and ironing, when Louise was in school. May loved being a mother and made sure she was at home when her daughter was there.
May married John Vern Hogue in 1973, May then move to Chariton and she cleaned houses up until she retired in 1990. She then moved back to Corydon in 1992 to be closer to her daughter Louise.
When Vern had to go into the nursing home in 2012 May decided to move in with him. May left one sister, Fay Green that is in the same nursing home and a sister-in- law, Vera Nickel of Corydon.
May was preceded in death her parents, Michael and Ida Nickel; son, Gerald Lee; husband, Vern Hogue; sister, Ruby Darrah; brother, George Nickel; brother- in-law Clifford Darrah, son-in-law, Donald Moore and brother-in-law, Earl Green.
Left to cherish her memories are daughter, Louise Moore of Corydon; sister, Fay Green of Corydon; sister-in-law, Vera Nickel of Corydon, two grandsons, Jimmy Dean Moore of Queen City, Mo., and Robert Lee (Bob) Moore and wife Michelle of Centerville; eight great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and extended family whom will all miss and love May deeply.
Funeral services were held July 14 at the Fielding Funeral Home in Chariton with Pastor Dan Smith officiating.
Pallbearers were Doug Goben, Raymond Green, Robert Moore, Mike Leonard, Larry Britt and Jeremy Hudson.
Interment was in the Chariton Cemetery following the service.
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Fielding Funeral Home in Chariton was in charge of arrangements.