Obit: Hoeft, Emma
(1855 - 1942)
Surnames: Hoeft, Griffith, Armstrong, Smith, Strauch
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 05/07/1942
Hoeft, Emma (4 Jan. 1855 - 2 May 1942)
Funeral services for Mrs. August Hoeft, 87, former resident of the town of Holton who died Saturday at Wausau, were held Monday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock in Zink’s Funeral Home at Abbotsford, Wis.
The Rev. George Griffith officiated at the services and burial was made in the Abbotsford cemetery.
Mrs. Hoeft, nee Emma Strauch, was born in Germany on Jan. 4th, 1855, and was married in 1876 to August Hoeft with whom she came to America in 1883 and settled in the town of Holton. Mr. Hoeft preceded her in death in 1936.
Surviving children included Paul, Neenah; Mrs. Norton (Rose) Armstrong, North St. Paul; and Mrs. Harry (Augusta) Smith, Seattle, Wash. Seven great-grandchildren also survive.
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