Austin County Texas

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Austin County Index of Obituaries of people who either was born, died, married or lived in Austin County. This list is NO where complete.  To add a name, email Jane Keppler

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Mrs. Karl Hoff, 92, dies at Ennis

Mrs. Karl Hoff, the former Miss Louise Schroeder, died at an Ennis Hospital, Thursday December 5, at 2:40 p.m.  She was 92 years of age.
The Reverend C.H. Rose officiated at the funeral rites held Saturday, December 7, at 2 p.m. at the chapel of the Pete Etlinger funeral home in Bellville.  Interment was at the Coshatte Cemetery. 

Pallbears, member of the Sons of Hermann lodge, were Joe Schavrda, Erich Witte, Allen Garling, Chris Seyer, Leroy Kruger, and Jack Bader.

Mrs. Hoff was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joachim Schroeder.  She was born in Germany December 10, 1870, coming to the United States at the age of one, and settling near Bellville  She attended the Piney School, and was of the Lutheran faith.
Her marriage to the late Mr. Hoff, who died December 25, 1933, was solemnized in Bellville.
For the past 14 years she had made her home with a daughter, Mrs. Fred Calhoun, at Ennis.  She spent most of her life in this area.
Surviving are two daughters Mrs. Hattie Brooks of Houston and Mrs. Calhoun of Ennis;  two sons Edwin Hoff of Madrill, Oklahoma and Mr. Charles Hoff of Lake Arthur La.; four sisters Mrs. Lena Grube and Mrs. Ben Frank of Bellville, Mrs. Emil Rogge of Rosenburg and Mrs. Meta Carter of Bryan; two brothers Herman Schroeder of Texas City and Otto Schroeder of Rosenberg; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Submitted by Jerry Lee Frank



Theodore Hoff Dies Suddenly In Houston

Theodore Hoff of Houston and a native of Bellville, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 18, less than six weeks after the death of his brother, the late Henry Hoff. He was 60 years of age.
Funeral rites were held at the Pete E. Etlinger Funeral home at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 20, the Rev. Paul Cullen of Houston officiating. Palbearers were Edgar Woehst, Edmond Frank, John Grube, Walter Mewis, Ray Payne and Henry Hoff.
Mr. Hoff was born in Bellville January 20, 1892. He attended the Piney and Mittanch schools and became a member of the Lutheran church. A pipe-fitter by trade, he had lived in Houston for a number of years. Mr. Hoff was highly regarded by his friends here and in Houston and elsewhere.
Mr. Hoff was married to Miss alma Dahms, who survives him along with his mother, Mrs. Louise Hoff; two daughters; Mrs. G. P. Burk and Mrs. J. A. Robertson Jr. of Houston; two sisters, Mrs. Fred Calhoun of Ennis and Mrs. Hattie Brooks of Galveston; two brothers Charles Hoff of Plaquamine, La., and Edwin Hoff of Medill, Oklahoma, and three grandchildren.
Submitted by Jerry Lee Frank





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