Janet Marie Spek Hoeferkamp

Financial Analyst

Janet Marie Spek Hoeferkamp, 62, a former congressional aide who was a financial analyst with the National Credit Union Association, died of cancer June 10 at the Woodbine Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

Mrs. Hoeferkamp, who lived in Clinton, worked about eight months for the association before she stopped in March because of health reasons.

Earlier, she worked for the Urban Institute in Washington and served nine years on the staff of Rep. Alan D. Wheat (D-Mo.).

She came to the Washington area in the mid-1980s from St. Louis, where she raised a family and worked as a public affairs coordinator and lobbyist on welfare issues.

A native of Elmhurst, Ill., she attended Elmhurst College and graduated from the University of Missouri at St. Louis.

She received a master's degree in public policy from the University of Michigan.

She was a member of and fellowship minister at Hope Lutheran Church in Clinton.

She was separated from her husband of 41 years, Donald Hoeferkamp, of St. Louis.

Survivors include four children, Philip Hoeferkamp of Dallas, Michael H. Hoeferkamp of Albuquerque, Douglas Hoeferkamp of Indianapolis and Gary Hoeferkamp of St. Louis; her mother, Martha Spek of Wheaton, Ill.; a brother; two sisters; and three grandchildren.