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Joseph John Hofbauer
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1900
Death: May 31, 1974

Uncle Joe was born in Tours, Texas to Joseph and Louisa Wanke Hofbauer. He and his family moved to Muesnter in 1911 and settled on a farm just south of town. He attended Sacred Heart School and helped his father on the farm. He later sold Raleigh products and Singer sewing machines. He also was a substitute mail carrier. In the mid-20's he bought and operated a cafe that was located where the Ace Hardware store is located. In 1927, he sold the cafe to Louie Bernauer and moved to Dallas. After working in several cafes, he went to work for Dixie Wax Company. He met and married Idabelle Brown on April 15, 1934. In 1949, after having no children, they adopted a 15-month-old daughter, Sylvia Marie. Joe worked for the Dixie Wax Company for 20 years then retired. They then moved to Muenster and resided there for the remainder of his life. 
Family links: 
  Joseph Hofbauer (1850 - 1932)
  Louisa Wanke Hofbauer (1874 - 1943)
  Idabelle Zora Brown Hofbauer (1912 - 2000)
  Joseph John Hofbauer (1900 - 1974)
  William Hofbauer (1901 - 1901)*
  John Anthony Hofbauer (1903 - 1967)*
  Clement Maria Hofbauer (1904 - 1987)*
  M. Frances (Gertrude) Hofbauer (1906 - 1975)*
  Andrew Albert Hofbauer (1908 - 1963)*
*Calculated relationship
Sacred Heart Cemetery
Cooke County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: loresann
Originally Created by: todd corbett
Record added: May 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14236034
Joseph John Hofbauer
Added by: todd corbett
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