Obit: Hoey, Edward J. (1883 - 1966)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Hoey, Woodward, Siegert, Snyder, Ruchaber, Zimmerman, Brown, Kleckner, Buddenhagen, Koehler


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/23/1966


Hoey, Edward J. (11 August 1883 - 17 June 1966)


Edward J. Hoey, 82, of Chicago, Ill., a former depot agent in Neillsville, died there Friday. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from the Georgas Funeral Home in Neillsville. The Rev. W. C. Koehler of the United Church of Christ officiated and burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.


Mr. Hoey was born August 11, 1883, in Baltimore, Md., where he attended school. As a young man he was sent to Neillsville to work in the furniture factory.  On September 14, 1909, he was married to the former Mary Woodward in Chicago, Ill.  She died in 1963.


Mr. and Mrs. Hoey returned to Neillsville, where they resided until 1928, when they returned to Chicago, where he was employed by the Commonwealth Edison Co. until his retirement in 1954.  While in Neillsville he was depot agent with the Omaha railroad.


Mr. Hoey served with Company A, Wisconsin National Guard of Neillsville. He received his discharge in 1910.


Mr. and Mrs. Francis Woodward of Chicago, Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Woodward of Neillsville are his only surviving relatives.


Pallbearers were: Ernest Snyder, William Ruchaber, Joe Zimmerman, Frank Brown, Alfred Kleckner and Elmer Buddenhagen.


People from out of town here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Francis Woodward and Richard Siegert of Chicago.




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