Obit: Hoff, Joe M. (1880 - 1955)

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Surnames: Hoff, Schulz, Bitter, Brechlin, Haack, Merwin, Stump, Will, Adams, Evenson, Pueschner, Hackman, Lambert, McCorison, Stoltenberg, Boardman, Storch 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 09/08/1955  

Hoff, Joe M. (15 Jan. 1880 - 1 Sept. 1955) 

Funeral services for Joe M. Hoff, 75, who died Thursday, were held at the Zink Funeral Home. Rosary services were held there Sunday evening at 7:30 and the Rev. Raymond B. Schulz conducted services at 10:30 Monday morning, after which internment was made in the Abbotsford cemetery. 

Pall bearers were Erwin Bitter, Gus Brechlin, F. A. Haack, Ben Merwin, George Stump and Otto Will. 

The flowers were carried by four nieces of the deceased. 

Joe M. Hoff was born Jan. 15, 1880 in the Town of Little Black, Taylor county and attended Liberty School District No. 3 there. He came to Abbotsford more than 30 years ago and had a photography and later, archery business. In gardening time, Mr. Hoff operated a green house and had vegetable and flower plants. 

Mr. Hoff underwent major surgery in February and again the week before he died. Death occurred at 8:15 p.m. on Sept. 1 at St. Joseph’s hospital, Marshfield, where he had been a patient since Aug. 4. 

Surviving are three brothers, Nicholas, Stetsonville, Henry, Appleton, and George, Abbotsford; and three sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Adams, Milwaukee, Mrs. Alice Evenson, Oshkosh and Mrs. Lucy Pueschner, Stetsonville. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, a younger brother and sister. Another sister, Mrs. Al Hackman, of Kingsley, Mich., died almost four years ago. 

Attending the rites were all the brothers and sisters. Among the relatives were Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lambert and daughter, Chippewa Falls, Mr. and Mrs. Harley Hoff and family, Wausau, Mr. and Mrs. Jack McCorison, Owen, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Stoltenberg and family, Wittenberg, Mrs. Lawrence Boardman and son, Thorp, George Hoff and Mrs. Helen Storch and sons, Stetsonville. 



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