|Birth: ||May 8, 1880, Luxembourg|
|Death: ||May 15, 1943|
Eugene Hoffmann, prominent farmer of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota passed away Saturday morning at 8 o'clock at the municaipal hospital following a stroke of apoplexy, which over took him at 7:30 p.m. while he was working in the field. He never regained consciousness.
Eugene Hoffmann was born in Luxembourg May 9, 1880 and grew to manhood there. At the age of 27 he came to this country and settled at Granville, Iowa.
On 12 February 1910 he was married to Elizabeth Boever at Granville, Iowa. In 1922 the couple moved to Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. Elizabeth passed away February 14, 1941.
Eleven children were born to this union, all of whom survive, namely: Leo J. Hoffmann; (Margaret), Mrs. Ambrose Bertrand, (Hilda) Mrs. Lawrence Fritz all living near Sleepy Eye; (Esther) Mrs. Raymond Miller of Newton, Kansas; (Katherine), Mrs. Leonard Boyer of Newton, Kansas; Tech. Sgt. Marcel Hoffmann at Indiantown Gap, Penn., Pfc. Arthur Hoffmann of Stoney Field, Charleston, S. C. and Edgar, Leona, Betty, and Eugent Jr. at home. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Joe Mangen of Sleepy Eye.
Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's Catholic church with Father Scholzen, Father Artner and Father Sterner officiating. Burial was made beside his wife at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Nic Lux, Frank Hemmen, Paul Bertrand, Nick Mertz, Leo Goldschmidt and Harold Berkner.
Attending the funeral from a distance were Tech. Marcel Hoffmann of Indiantown Gap, Penn., Pfc. Arthur Hoffmann of Stoney Field, S. C., Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Boyer and Mrs. Raymond Miller of Newton, Kansas, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Boever of Bellgrade, Minn., Mr. and Mrs Mike Boever of Egan, S. D., Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Haag, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Boever of Ledyard, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Boever and daughter Margie of Remsen, Mrs. Mary Roder and son of Granville, Wm. Roder of Remsen, Mrs. Art Schemmel, Mr. Felix Schutz, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ricke of Granville, Mr. and Mrs. George Schirkey and family of Worthington, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Matt Boever of Walnut Grove, Minn.,, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hemmen of Springfield, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sherkoff and family of Morgan, Minn.
Taken from The Alton (Ia.) Democart, Friday, June 4, 1943 issue.
Elizabeth Boever Hoffmann (1884 - 1941)*
Leo J. Hoffmann (1911 - 1961)*
Edgar J. Hoffmann (1921 - 2001)*
Leona Anna Hoffmann (Kerkhoff) Branstner (1924 - 1998)*
Eugene Leo Hoffmann (1927 - 1999)*
Created by: Rose Mary (Loutsch) Mul...
Record added: Apr 11, 2011
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