BioA: Hoeft, Mr./Mrs. Theodore A. (Gold – 1969)

Transcriber: Pam Harders

Surnames: Hoeft, Daellenbach, Sprengler, Steinke, Harley, Fitzloff, Janssen

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 19 Jun 1969

Hoeft, Mr./Mrs. Theodore A. (Gold – 14 JUN 1969)

Mr. and Mrs. Theodore A. Hoeft of 521 Butternut Street, Abbotsford, celebrated their 50 anniversary of their marriage, Saturday, June 14, 1969.

About 35 relatives and friends were guests at dinner at the Hoeft home, and in the evening approximately 200 guests joined them at the open house from 7:30 to 1:00 a.m. at the Abbotsford City Hall. There was danic with music furnished by Emil and Lucille Daellenbach, and lunch was served.

For the occasion, Mrs. Hoeft had a corsage of cymbidium orchid with yellow carnations and gold trim. Mr. Hoeft had a yellow carnation boutonniere.

On Sunday morning during the worship service at Christ Lutheran Church a special prayer was said for the honored couple by the Rev. F.H. Sprengler. They are members of the church.

Theodore Hoeft, the son of Theodore and Dorothy Hoeft, was born November 5, 1903 in the town of Holton (Marathon Co., Wis.), and received his education at the Rosedale School.

Mrs. Hoeft, the former Olga Steinke, daughter of Herman and Bertha Steinke,w as born March 1, 1901 in the town of Mayville (Clark Co., Wis.), and received her education there.

Their marriage took place at Milan, June 14, 1919, with the Rev. Ilmo Janssen officiating. Their attendants were his sister, Elsie, now Mrs. Herman Fitzloff of Little Black, who was here for the anniversary observance. The best man was Jessie Graffunder, who lives in Washington was not present.

Mr. and Mrs. Hoeft farmed in the town of Holton until 1937, when they moved to Chippewa Falls. Mr. Hoeft then worked at construction until 1944, when he started worked for the U.S. Rubber Co. at Eau Claire. In 1958 he retired and the following year they moved back to Abbotsford.

Mr. Hoeft is a veteran of World War I. He was in the infantry at Camp Randall.

The Hoefts have one daughter Mrs. Harold (Dorothy) Harley of Chippewa Falls; two sons, Howard Hoeft, in the Air Force at Kansas City, Missouri, and Willard Hoeft of New Brighton, Minnesota, and 3 grandchildren.

Mrs. Hoeft has two brothers, Wm. Steinke of Abbotsford, and Art Steinke of Colby, and one sister, Mrs. Martha Daellenbach, Chicago.

Mr. Hoeft has 2 brothers, Emil and Ed Hoeft of Abbotsford, and a sister, Mrs. Herman (Elsie) Fitzloff of Little Black.

Relatives and friends from away who attended came from Colby, Marshfield, Spencer, Wisconsin Rapids, Dorchester, Little Black, Medford, Park Falls, Wausau, Rhinelander, Sheboygan, Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Madison, Curtiss, Thorp, and from Minnesota.



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