BioA: Hoffmann, Mr./Mrs. Carl (50th - 1983)

Contact: Kathleen E. Englebretson


Surnames: Hoffmann, Hagedorn, Thompson, Kopp

---Source: Marshfield News-Herald (30 March 1983)

Hoffmann, Carl and Nelda (28 March 1933-1983)

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hoffmann, 604 W. Seventh St., Neillsville, observed their golden wedding anniversary March 20 with a dinner at Wildcat Inn and open house at Moonlite Inn, Neillsville.

Hoffmann and the former Nelda Hagedorn were married March 28, 1933 in a Lutheran parsonage in La Crosse, the Rev. Joseph Stump Jr. officiating. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hoffmann was born November 14, 1908 at Globe, where he attended public School. He farmed in the Globe area before his marriage.

Mrs. Hoffmann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hagedorn, was born May 24, 1913 at Globe. She attended Fairview Public School and lived in the Globe area prior to her marriage.

After the Hoffmanns were married, they spent two years farming then located in the City of Neillsville, where Hoffmann was a carpenter for 48 years, owning his own shop during later years. Mrs. Hoffmann was a cook at St, John's School and later in the dietary department of Memorial Hospital, Neillsville.

Hoffman retired eight years ago, his wife 3 1/2 years ago. Their children are Lewis Hoffmann of Fond du Lac, Mrs. Dianne Thompson of Rockford, Illinois and Mrs. Mary Sue Kopp and Richard Hoffmann, both of Neillsville. Another daughter, Arlene, died in 1936 when she was 3. There are 14 grandchildren.



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