Obit: Hoeft, Esther L. (1913 - 1990)



----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 11/28/1990

Hoeft, Esther L. (1913 - 1990)

Esther L. Hoeft, 77, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 1990, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield. Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 25, 1990, at 2:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Granton. Rev. Herbert Biermann officiated and burial was in Windfall Cemetery, Granton. Pallbearers were Jim Hanson, Kory Braatz, Randy Ronk, Scot Hanson, George Ronk and Mark Ronk.

Esther L. Wagenkecht was born June 29, 1913, in Kile, to Gustave J. and Lydia (nee Strassburger) Wagenkecht. She received her education in Kil and graduated in 1931. She then worked for Kiel Egg Processing Co. until 1938, when she moved to Granton. She married, C. F. Ray Hoeft Nov. 12, 1938, in Kiel. He survives. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Ladies Aid, town of Grant Homemakers Club, and a lifetime member of Southern Clark County Sportsman's Club.

Survivors include her husband one son, William Hoeft, Granton two daughters, Mrs. James (Marie) Kohlbeck, Marshfield, and Mrs. Dale (Nancy) Braatz, Stevens Point one sister, Mrs. Florence Ronk Schlocton one brother, Raymond Wagenkecht, Kiel four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister.

Gesche Funeral Home, Inc., handled the arrangements.



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