Obit: Hopfensperger, Peter J. (1887 - 1968)



Surnames: Hopfensperger, Feirke, Grosser, Covene, Jones, Wallace, Yonker


----Source: Stevens Point Daily Journal | Stevens Point, Wisconsin | Friday, June 21, 1968 | Page 7


Hopfensperger, Peter J. (6 Feb 1887 - 20 Jun 1968)





Peter Hopfensperger


Peter Hopfensperger, 81. rural Spencer, a former Junction City resident, died Thursday afternoon at the Marshfield Convalescent Center, where he had been residing for the past two years.


Born Feb. 6, 1887, at Darby, Mr. Hopfensperger was married Sept. 16, 1908, to the former Amelia Feirke at St. John's Lutheran Church in Spencer.


The couple lived in Calumet County for three years, then moved to Junction City and farmed there until retirement in 1954.


In 1962. following the death of his wife. Mr. Hopfensperger went to live with a son Wilmer in Spencer, until moving to the convalescent home.


A charter member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Junction City, he was a member of St. John's Church in Spencer. Mr. Hopfensperger is survived by his son: four brothers, William. Rozellviile, and Harry.


Eugene and Ray. Appleton: four sisters. Mrs. Helene Grosser. Mrs. Tressa Covene and Mrs. Anna Jones, Appleton. and Mrs. Joanne Wallace. Green Bay: 13 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren.


Preceding him in death were his parents, his wife, six brothers and two sisters.


Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at St. John's Church in Spencer. the Rev. M. L. Yonker officiating, with burial following in the West Spencer Cemetery.




Social Security Death Record


First Name: Peter
Middle Name:
Last Name: Hopfensperger
Name Suffix:
Birth Date: 6 February 1887
Social Security Number: 399-34-2518
Place of Issuance: Wisconsin
Last Residence: Marathon, Wisconsin
Zip Code of Last Residence: 54479
Death Date: June 1968
Estimated Age at Death: 81

Biographical Information


Name: Bertha Hoffensperger
Residence: Abbotsford village, Clark, Wisconsin
Birth Date: Feb 1869
Birthplace: Germany
Relationship to Head-of-Household: Wife
Spouse Name: William Hoffensperger
Spouse Birth Place: Wisconsin
Father Birthplace: Germany
Mother Birthplace: Germany
Race or Color (expanded): White
Head-of-household Name: William Hoffensperger
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 15
Estimated Marriage Year: 1885
Mother How Many Children: 8
Number Living Children: 7
Household Members
Spouse William Hoffensperger M, (farmer), b. Feb 1857, Wis.
Bertha Hoffensperger F
Child: William Hoffensperger M, Mar 1880
Child: Joseph Hoffensperger M, b.  Jul 1881
Child: Peter Hoffensperger M, b. Feb 1887
Child: Frank Hoffensperger M, b. Jul 1888
Child: Lena Hoffensperger F, b. Jul 1891
Child: Tressie Hoffensperger F, b. Sep 1893
Child: Herman Hoffensperger M, b. Dec 1895
Child: Alexander Hoffensperger M, b. Aug 1897
Child: Mary Hoffensperger F, b. Aug 1899




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