Cynthia K. (Ochs) Hawkins

Born: Sun., Nov. 1, 1959
Died: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018


Visitation

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Nov. 10, 2018
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Nov. 10, 2018
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home


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CYNTHIA K. HAWKINS, AGE 59

Cynthia Katherine Ochs Hawkins, 59, of Oblong, IL.  passed away in her home November 6th, 2018, after a four-year battle with cancer. Cindy was the daughter of Orville "Pat" Ochs and Betty Neeley Ochs, born November 1, 1959 and graduated from Newton Community High School in 1978, Cindy married Douglas Hawkins on August 27th, 1983, and was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She loved to work in her landscaping tending to her flowers and garden. She loved spending time with her husband, kids, grandkids, and family. Cindy also liked to work with Doug in their shop building hot rods, craft projects and participating in automotive events.  Cindy also loved going on her many trips to Disney World with her family and friends.

Cindy was a member of the “Oblong Christmas in the Park” committee and The Bend Community Club. She was a lead organizer for Metal Meet in Oblong, a youth leader at Hardinville United Church and Berlin Christian Church. She was also the treasurer at Berlin Christian Church.  Cindy was an election judge for Jasper County and a Republican Precinct Committeewoman. She supported her husband in his many career moves to New Jersey, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Chicago, and Des Moines IA over their thirty-five years of marriage. Proverbs 31: 10-31.

Cindy is survived by her husband Doug, their two Daughters, Melissa and Mackey Collins of Robinson IL and Amanda and Chris Fox of Hanover PA. Four grandchildren; Aiden and Calvin Collins, Sophia and Lillian Fox as well as her mother Betty Ochs; two brothers, Patrick and Sharon Ochs of Robinson IL and Raymond and Sherri Ochs of Santa Barbra, CA;  one sister, Teresa and Bill Ikemire of Oblong IL;  one brother-in-law Jason and Holger Geiger-Bremer of Dusseldorf, Germany; two sisters-in-law, Jamie and Andy McReynolds of Newton, IL and Michelle Hawkins of Flora, IL;  mother-in-law, Sue and Max Musgrave of Oblong IL and Leon Geiger of Oblong, IL as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Preceding her in death was her father Orvil "Pat" Ochs, her father-in-law Jim Hawkins, grandparents, and many aunts and uncles.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Saturday November 10, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL with Bill Ikemire officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until time of service at 11:00 AM at the funeral home.  Burial will follow services in the Berlin cemetery. Donations can be made to Lincoln Land Hospice. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL. 62449.

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Tony Medsker
   Posted Thu November 08, 2018
So sorry to hear of her passing.

Dave Marsh
   Posted Thu November 08, 2018
Doug and Family,

We are all keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
Celebrate Cindy's life!

Dave Marsh, Eric Cunningham and your CCA family.


Earl Schafer
   Posted Thu November 08, 2018
Doug and family, please know that I am thinking about you and praying for God to ease your pain. So sorry for your loss.

Glenn Heller
   Posted Thu November 08, 2018
Doug, you and yours are in our thoughts and prayers, Glenn and Marian Heller

Bob Van Horn
   Posted Thu November 08, 2018
Doug,

Our thoughts and prayer are with you and your family. Let me know if I can do anything for you.

Bob

Paul Aardal
   Posted Thu November 08, 2018
Condolences to Doug and the entire family.

Judy Yager & Sons
   Posted Thu November 08, 2018
To Doug & the many members of Cindy's family, May God Bless you with perseverance to get through this time of sorrow. Please know that you can call on me at any time for any assist that I might give. Prayfully, Judy & boys

Alex Nowicki
   Posted Thu November 08, 2018
Doug,

Again, I am so sorry to hear of Cindy's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and this family at this difficult time. If there is anything I can do to help ease the strain, please feel free to let me know.

All the best,

Alex

Barry and Kathy Sigmon
   Posted Thu November 08, 2018
When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a Treasure. We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and family.

Rick & Kim Goss
   Posted Fri November 09, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family

Steve Prettyman
   Posted Fri November 09, 2018
Doug,

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Steve

Clifford Forsythe
   Posted Fri November 09, 2018

SHADES OF ELEGANCE was sent by Clifford Forsythe and family.

Cindy is one of the nicest, most genuine people I have ever known. I know I will really miss knowing her but am glad to have so many great memories such as decaling race vehicles out in the sun at the Iowa Speedway. God Bless.


Mark And Mary Picker
   Posted Fri November 09, 2018
Doug, please accept our deepest sympathies. We will keep Cindy, you, and your family in our prayers.

Rob & Beth Patterson
   Posted Fri November 09, 2018
So sorry for your loss. But we are glad her suffering is over! You and the family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Rob & Beth

Chris Wolf
   Posted Fri November 09, 2018
Doug and Family,

We are so sorry for you loss, and have you in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time... God Bless.

Chris and Pat Wolf

Stephanie merkle
   Posted Mon November 12, 2018
Amazing woman! Loved meeting all of you. It was an honor to take care of her. You will all be in my prayers.

Scott and Vicky Neeley
   Posted Mon November 12, 2018
Doug and family,

You guys are special to us. We enjoyed hanging out when you lived closer to us. We will be sending a donation to Lincoln Land Hospice in her name. Cindy was a great human being with lots of love to share. She touched so many people and will be missed very much by all who knew her. Sending our love and prayers. Scott and Vicky

Judson & Laura Manning
   Posted Tue November 13, 2018
Doug,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Judson & Laura

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