Share This Obituary
Message from the Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Shawn by adding your memories and photos.

Resources

Send Flowers
 Send Flowers


Memories & Candles

“Adriana: We cannot begin to understand what you must be going through right now, but we send our love, and we promise to pray for your entire...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: The Office of Dr. Itzhak Avital - VA

“Apreciado Shawn, No tuve el gusto de conocerte en persona, por una u otra razón no fue posible coincidir en alguna parte de mundo. Sin embargo,...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Julio Polo - Barcelona

“Shawn fue una bendicion haberte conocido y haber comparito momentos lindos. Siempre te admire por ser un gran ser humana, un excelente esposo y padre...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Cindyra Mayo - Los Angeles, CA

“You will be missed. Your family is in our prayers. ”
4 of 25 | Posted by: David & Peggy Hall - Orlando, FL

“Adriana y familia, Que DIOS todo poderoso les de la fortaleza de pasar por este tiempo y recordar que pronto lo alcanzaremos en la gloria de DIOS...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Jorge Eufracio - Lafayette, IN

“Shawn, you have the strength and will few possess. You handled adversity with grace and dignity. You are my role model and have changed how I look at...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Beth Frolin - Boston , MA

“Querido Shawn fue maravilloso la oportunidad de conocerte, ser parte de tu familia y contar con tu amistad, fuiste una excelente persona desde el...Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: alejandra delfin - primo

“shawn, you are now gone but never will be forgotten. you are a great man and what you have instilled in others will go on. you are now with aunt...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: renee smith - campbellsburg, IN

“Dear Hochs, I was so saddened to hear of Shawn's passing. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Melanie (Dr Megremis'...Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Melanie - Brownsburg, IN - nurse

“Thoughts and prayers being sent to the entire family. Ty, Karen, Maddison, and Teighlor Dempsey ”
10 of 25 | Posted by: Karen Rhoades Dempsey - Winamac, IN

“Adry, de todo corazón te mando el mas fuerte de los abrazos, no puedo ni imaginar por lo que estas pasando, pero estoy contigo hoy y siempre, te...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Marcela Artigas - Cordoba! Ver

“Seguiras vivo entre nosotros siempre, te queremos mucho ”
12 of 25 | Posted by: Gaby Mendez y familia - Amigo

“So sorry Victor words can not heal the pain. Only time and God. You did a fantastic job raising Shawn. Bren has him once again in her loving arms....Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: Norman and Mary connell - seymour, IN

“My thoughts and prayers go out to you,Adriana. You know how much Julian and Sara mean to me and how much Shawn meant to me and Aunt Brenda and uncle...Read More »
14 of 25 | Posted by: Scott Hale - indianapolis, IN

“I am so honored to have worked with Shawn st MNUI. She was a good man. ”
15 of 25 | Posted by: Chantel Padgett - Indianapols, IN

“I got to know Shawn when I was his RCIA sponsor at St. Paul's in Bloomington in 2002. During his spiritual journey, I watched his faith grow strong...Read More »
16 of 25 | Posted by: Jennifer Scott-Burton - MI

“Adrianna and family, We are grieving with you, but we are also celebrating Shawn's life with you. God's Word says to weep with those who weep and...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Brian Woodward - Indianapolis, IN

“Adrianita: Aún a distancia te acompaño en estos momentos; ruego a Dios para que junto con Julian y Sarah encuentren pronta resignación por la...Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: Marinka - Boca del Río, Veracruz

“Viejita querida, no se bien como se hace esto, esta muy moderno, los queremos y siempre pensamos en ustedes, mucho animo. ”
19 of 25 | Posted by: Susy Perez - Puebla, Mexico, IN

“Shawn taught me many life lessons in the few years he was in my life. What a great man! Heaven is a better place now. ”
20 of 25 | Posted by: james price - walton, IN

“I knew Shawn as a child growing up. I am so sorry to hear of his passsing. He will be missed. ”
21 of 25 | Posted by: Brenda Downham - Wewahitchka, FL

“Shawn and Adriana were co-workers of mine at MNU. Shawn was a very nice person and I am saddened by his loss. I will keep his family in my prayers....Read More »
22 of 25 | Posted by: Crystal Miller - Indianapolis, IN

“I am so sad to learn of Shawn's passing. I knew him during high school. He was our (trombones) section leader. I always looked up to him. I didn't...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Laura (Reed) Green

“I am so sad to learn of Shawn's passing. I knew him during high school. He was our (trombones) section leader. I always looked up to him. I didn't...Read More »
24 of 25 | Posted by: Laura (Reed) Green

“Dear Hoch Family, There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN


View Video Tribute

Shawn C. Hoch, 34, Indianapolis, died at 8:00 a.m., December 24, 2012 at Indianapolis, Indiana. Born 12 May 1978 in Lafayette, Indiana, the son of Brenda Hoch and Victor Hoch. He married Adriana Hoch on 2 August 2003 in Boca del Río, Veracruz, Mexico. He attended primary and secondary school in Cass County, Indiana, graduating in 1996. He received a BS in Secondary English Education with a minor in teaching English as a New Language at Indiana University Bloomington in 2005; an MS in Geographic Information Science at IUPUI in 2008. He was a research associate at Children's Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, IU School of Medicine; also at The Polis Center. He enjoyed reading, listening to and collecting music, travel, genealogy, and spending time with family. He was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church. He is survived by wife, Adriana, son, Julian, daughter, Sara; father, Victor Hoch, Kokomo; biological parents Mary Leming and Richard Trent II, both of Lafayette; biological siblings Gabrielle Leming, Chicago, Illinois; Jesse Trent, Indianapolis; Zach Trent, Battle Ground; Richard Trent III, Boulder, Colorado. Funeral mass will be Monday, December 31, 2012, at 11 a.m. at St. Monica Catholic Church, Indianapolis. Friends may attend a wake and viewing on the previous day from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at St. Monica. Memorials to Julian and Sara Hoch.

Shawn C. Hoch, 34, residente de Indianápolis, falleció a las 8:00 a.m. el 24 de diciembre del 2012 en Indianápolis, Indiana. Nació el 12 de mayo del año 1978 en la ciudad de Lafayette, estado de Indiana, EEUU. Se casó con Adriana Delfín Portilla el 2 de agosto del año 2003 en la ciudad de Boca del Río, estado de Veracruz, México. Terminó su carrera de maestro de idiomas en la Indiana University en el año 2005. Poco tiempo después estudió una maestría de ciencias informáticas de geografía en la universidad IUPUI en Indianápolis. Trabajó como investigador en Children's Health Services Research, Departamento de Pediatría, Facultad de Medicina de la Indiana University; también trabajó en la misma capacidad en The Polis Center. Disfrutaba leer, escuchar música, viajar, estudiar la genealogía, y pasar tiempo con su familia. El velorio será el día domingo 30 de diciembre de 4 a 8 p.m. y la misa el 31 de diciembre del 2012 a las 11 de la mañana, los dos en la iglesia de Sta. Mónica, Indianápolis.