Herbert Oscar Hoxie

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Herbert Oscar Hoxie

Winona, Winona County, Minnesota, USA
Death 24 Jan 1941 (aged 64)
Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas, USA
Burial Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas, USA
Plot 1D, 21
Memorial ID 3060022 · View Source
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Kerrville Times, Kerrville, Texas, Thursday, January 30, 1941, Page 1 and 10:

Funeral services for Herbert O. Hoxie, 64, World War veteran, were held Saturday at the American Legion Memorial Cemetery with Rev. F. M. Brasier, rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, officiating. Burial was under direction of Stephens Mortuary.

Mr Hoxie, who had been a resident of the city for the past four years, died last Friday at Legion hospital. He was a native of Minnesota and lived in Galveston 35 years before moving to Kerrville. During the war he served with the 51st Infantry.

Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Artie Hoxie of Kerrville; one daughter, Mrs. Ross Merritt of Hunt; one brother, Ed C. Hoxie of Galveston, and a sister. Mrs. Wren Duncanson of Galveston.

Mrs. Harriet Maioni, a niece from Galveston. was among the out-of-town relatives attending the funeral.

Kerrville Mountain Sun, Kerrville, Texas, Thursday, January 30, 1941, Page 12:

Funeral services were conducted Saturday for Herbert O. Hoxie, 64, followed by interment in Legion Cemetery. He was a native of Iowa, and had lived in Texas since 1900.

He was a veteran of the Spanish American War, and was a private in the 51st Iowa Infantry. He had lived in Galveston until about four years ago, when he moved to Kerrville.

Stephens Mortuary had charge of the services and members of the American Legion assisted Rev. F. M. Brasier, chaplain, with the services. Among the survivors are his widow, Mrs. Artie Hoxie, and one daughter, Mrs. Ross Merritt, of this city; one brother, Ed C. Hoxie, Galveston, and one sister, Mrs. William Duncanson, of Iowa. A niece, Mrs. Harriett Maroni, came from Galveston for the services.

Adams County Free Press, Corning, Adams, Iowa, Thursday, February 06, 1941:

Many older citizens of this community will remember the Hoxie families, who were prominent here a half-century ago. Word has been received of the death of Herbert O. Hoxie, at Legion, Texas, on January 24, 1941.

Herbert Oscar Hoxie died at 3:00 a. m. January 24th at Legion, Texas, and was given a funeral with full military honors having been a First Lieutenant in the Spanish-American war. He was born is Winonia, Minnesota, November 9, 1873, enlisted at the age of 21 in Co. K, 51st regiment volunteers, enrolling the 13th day of June, 1898, at Creston. He has lived in Texan since 1900, working for the United States Engineering Department until 1935. Since then he has wintered at Kerrville, Texas and spent his summers in the Rio Grande Valley. His strong and rugged personality characterized his life and his friends were numbered by his acquaintances.

He is survived by his wife Artie Hoxie, daughter, Mrs. Ross Merritt of Hunt, Texas; his brother, Edwin C. Hoxie of Galveston; his niece, Mrs. Phil Maconi of Galveston; a sister, Mrs. Wm. Duncanson and three nephews and one niece of Bloomingtown, N. Y.

He was the son of the late Capt. W. H. Hoxie who edited a paper at Corning for years.

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  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 3060022
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert Oscar Hoxie (9 Nov 1876–24 Jan 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3060022, citing Kerrville National Cemetery, Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Jeffrey Weaver (contributor 49610340) .