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Elsie Bell Hoambrecker


Posted By: Leslie W. Saint (email)
Date: 3/5/2018 at 12:46:22

Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette, Burlinton, IA, Aug. 2, 1954

Mrs. Hoambrecker

Mrs. Elsie Bell Hoambrecker, 71, died today at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Harry R. Ward, 424 Wightman street.

She was born March 4, 1883, and was of the Congregational faith.

She married Garrett Hanson (ed.-Hinson), May 9, 1910, and he died June 4, 1904. She married Halbert (ed.-Albert) Hoambrecker in Burlington July 15, 1909. He preceded her in death March 27, 1934.

Survivors include eight children. The daughters are Mrs. Ward, Mrs. Hattie Ruth Walker of Sperry, Mrs. Stella L. Ward of Mediapolis, and Mrs. Jane Brazel of Mediapolis. Surviving sone are Carl Hoambrecker of Lomax, Ill. Horace (ed.-Forrest) of Burlington, Dennis of Dodge Center, Minn., and Roger of Burlington.

Other survivors include 19 grandchildren, nine great granchildren and a number of nieces and newphews.

Services will be held at Wallen's Chapel at a time to be announced later. Burial will be at Aspen Grove cemetery.

Burlington Hawk Eye Gazette, Burlinton, IA, Aug. 3, 1954, p. 12

Mrs. Hoambrecker

Funeral services for Mrs. Elsie Hoambrecker, 71, who died Monday, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. from the Wallen chapel with Rev. E. S. Woodard in charge. Burial Will be in Aspen Grove cemetery.

A number of inaccuracies in the account of Mrs. Hoambrecker's death were included in Monday's Hawk-Eye Gazette. Her Husband's name, listed as Halbert, should have been Albert; a son, listed as Horace, should have been Forrest. She was married to her first husband, Garrett Hanson, in 1901 rather than 1910 as listed.


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