Obit: Vanderhoof, Leon (1908 - 1944)

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Surnames: Vanderhoof, Griffiths, Erickson, Stabnow, Olson, Collins, Wagner

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 07/27/1944

Vanderhoof, Leon (1 July 1908 - 22 July 1944)

Leon Vanderhoof, 36, a former resident of Colby, died at his home in St. Paul of a heart attack Saturday evening. Funeral services were held at the Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby, this afternoon at 2:00 o’clock, with the Rev. G. E. Griffiths of Abbotsford, officiating. Burial was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery.

Mr. Vanderhoof was born at Medford July 1, 1908, later moving to Milan, where he attended the public school. In 1926 his family moved to Abbotsford where he was employed at the Olson Cheese Factory. He was married to Catherine Erickson at Chippewa Falls on July 11, 1936. In 1941 they moved to Wausau and in 1943 to St. Paul where he was employed as a refrigerator repair man.

Surviving him besides his widow are three children, Joyce, Gloria and Wanda; his father, Joel Vanderhoof, Colby; and four sisters, Mrs. Walter Stabnow and Mrs. Clarence Olson, Colby, and Terrence Collins and Mrs. Jack Wagner, St. Paul.



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