Obit: Hoops, Pauline (1861 - 1934)


Surnames: Hoops, Natzke, Stapel, Plath, Graham, Vanderhoof, Martin, Molle, Luepke, Schroeder

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Wednesday, 6 June 1934

Hoops, Pauline (6 Oct. 1861 - 5 June 1934)

Spencer, June 6 - Mrs. John Hoops, 72, a resident here for 40 years, died at 2:15 o’clock yesterday afternoon at St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, where she had been a patient since Sunday. Mrs. Hoops had been ill for over a month with infection of the gall bladder, and had seemed to be improving until Saturday when she suddenly became worse and was taken to the Marshfield, Wisconsin Hospital, where it was found pneumonia had developed.

The funeral will be held Friday afternoon, with a short service at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Plath, and at 2 p.m. services will be conducted at the Trinity Lutheran church. The pastor, the Rev. A. C. Stapel, will officiate.

Pauline Natzke was born on Oct. 6, 1861, in Washington county, Wis. She moved to Wayside with her parents, where her marriage to John Hoops was solemnized on Feb. 28, 1878. Forty years ago the couple moved to Spencer, which has been their home since.

Mr. and Mrs. Hoops celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Feb. 28, 1928, at their home, and celebrated the fifty-sixth anniversary of their wedding at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Harry Graham.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Hoops is survived by five sons, August, Martin and Ervin, Spencer; Herbert, Fond du Lac, and Henry, Moon; five daughters, Mrs. Lydia Vanderhoof, Mrs. Renada Plath, Mrs. Sabina Graham and Mrs. Elsie Martin, all of Spencer, and Mrs. Herman Molle, Unity. A daughter, Mrs. Sena Luepke, died on Dec. 31, 1933, and two sons died in infancy.

Other surviving relatives include a sister, Mrs. Herman Schroeder, Wayside; and four brothers, Gus Natzke, Wayside; Albert Natzke, Waukegan, Ill.; Herman Natzke, Merrill; and Phillip Natzke, Ashippun. There are 29 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

*** Note: Pauline Hoops is buried in the West Spencer Cemetery, Sherman Township, Clark County, Wisconsin.


BioM: Natzke, Augusta Pauline (1878)

----Source: Wisconsin Marriage Records

Marriage Record

Groom's Name: John Charles Hoops 
Groom's Birth Date: 
Groom's Birthplace: 
Groom's Age: 
Bride's Name: Augusta Pauline Natzke 
Bride's Birth Date: 
Bride's Birthplace: 
Bride's Age: 
Marriage Date: 28 Feb 1878 
Marriage Place: Brown, Wisconsin 
Groom's Father's Name: John Hoops 
Groom's Mother's Name: Margaretha Hoops 
Bride's Father's Name: Hermann Natzke 
Bride's Mother's Name: Wilhelmina Natzke 

1900 Federal Census, Spencer town, Marathon, Wisconsin

Name: Paulena A Hoops 
Birth Date: Oct 1860 
Birthplace: Wisconsin 
Relationship to Head-of-Household: Wife 
Spouse Name: John C Hoops 
Spouse Birth Place: Wisconsin 
Father Birthplace: Wisconsin 
Mother Birthplace: Wisconsin 
Race or Color (expanded): White 
Head-of-household Name: John C Hoops 
Gender: Female 
Marital Status: Married 
Years Married: 22 
Estimated Marriage Year: 1878 
Mother How Many Children: 11 
Number Living Children: 10 
Immigration Year: 
Enumeration District: 0095 
Sheet Number and Letter: 2A  
Household Members 
Spouse John C Hoops M 
Paulena A Hoops F 
Child August J Hoops M 
Child Lydia R Hoops F 
Child Henry H Hoops M 
Child Martin A Hoops M 
Child Renotta D Hoops F 
Child Sabina Mary Hoops F 
Child Elsie P Hoops F 
Child Erwin P A Hoops M 
Child Herbert C Hoops M 
Child Rhinold John Hoops M 
Theodore Plantz M

1905 Federal Census, Spencer town, Marathon, Wisconsin

Name: Paulina Hoops 
Age: 44y 
Estimated Birth Year: Abt 1861 
Birthplace: Wisconsin 
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife 
Race: White 
Gender: Female 
Marital Status: Single 
Place of Birth: Parent 1: Germany 
Place of Birth: Parent 2: Germany 
Family Number: 14 
Page Number: 640 
Line Number: 70 
Household Gender Age 
Paulina Hoops F 44y 
Child Martin Hoops M 17y 
Spouse John Hoops M 49y 
Child Renotta Hoops F 15y 
Child Sebina Hoops F 12y 
Child Elsa Hoops F 10y 
Child Ervine Hoops M 7y 
Child Herbert Hoops M 7y 
Child Lena Hoops F 4y 
Child Lila Hoops F 2y

1910 Federal Census, Spencer, Marathon, Wisconsin

Name: Paulina Hoops 
Birthplace: Wisconsin 
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife 
Marital Status: Married 
Race : White 
Gender: Female 
Immigration Year: 
Father's Birthplace: Germany 
Mother's Birthplace: Germany 
Family Number: 96 
Page Number: 4 
Household Gender Age 
Spouse John Hoops M 54y 
Paulina Hoops F 49y 
Child Herbert Hoops M 13y 
Child Ervin Hoops M 13y 
Child Sena Hoops F 9y 
Child Lela Hoops F 7y 

1920 Federal Census, Marathon, Wisconsin

Name: Pauline Hoops 
Estimated Birth Year: 1861 
Age: 59 
Birthplace: Wisconsin 
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife 
Gender: Female 
Race: White 
Marital Status: Married 
Father's Birthplace: Germany 
Mother's Birthplace: Germany 
Sheet Number: 4 
Household Gender Age 
Spouse John Hoops M 64y 
Pauline Hoops F 59y 
Child Herbert Hoops M 22y 
Child Lelah Hoops 

St. John Church Records, Spencer, Wis.

Hoops, Sena Susanna; Birth: 23 Jan. 1901; Father: John Hoops; Mother: Pauline Natzke; Married: 30 Jul. 1919; Spouse: Frederick Luepke; Died: 30 Dec. 1933; Burial: 3 Jan. 1934; Cemetery: St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, North Spencer, Wis.; Cause of death: heart disease; Death Record pg. 284.

Notes: had 3 daughters.

Hoops, Mr./Mrs. John (50th - 1928)

Surnames: Hoops, Stapel, Natzke, Plath, Martin, Vanderhoof, Luepke, Mellenthin, Molle

----Source: unknown newspaper, 1928

Hoops, Mr./Mrs. John (50th Anniv. - 29 Feb. 1928)

Spencer, Feb. 29. - Mr. and Mrs. John Hoops, residents of this village the past 10 years, observed their golden wedding anniversary Tuesday with a jubilee ceremony in Trinity Lutheran church at 2 o’clock. The Rev. A. C. Stapel, pastor of the congregation, officiated. Following the service, an elaborate dinner was served to relatives and intimate friends by the Trinity Ladies’ Aid society in the church dining hall.

John Hoops and Miss Pauline Natzke, both of Wayside, Brown county, were married in that community Feb. 28, 1878, and lived there on a farm until 1899, when they came to Marathon county and settled on a farm one mile south of Spencer. Here they continued to make their home until 1918, since when they have resided in the village, where they are highly esteemed. Mr. Hoops conveys the mail between the post office and the trains, and Mrs. Hoops, besides attending to her own household duties, finds time to assist others.

Of the 13 children born to this worthy couple, the following 11 are still alive and were present at the celebration Tuesday: August Hoops, Mrs. William Plath, Mrs. Frank Martin and Herbert Hoops, Spencer; Mrs. Albert Vanderhoof, Martin Hoops, Mrs. Fred Luepke, Mrs. H. Mellenthin and Erwin Hoops, residing on farms near Spencer; the latter on the home place; Henry Hoops, Moon and Mrs. H. Molle, Unity. At the festivities Tuesday Mrs. Hoops recalled the fact that she attended the golden wedding celebration of her parents 23 years ago last October.



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