Dec. 14, 1950
Vol. 72 No. 50
Rites Held Tuesday for Edgar A. Hoff, Well Known Local Man
The Rev. Ralph E. Dille officiated at funeral services held at the Etlinger Funeral Chapel at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, for Edgar A. Hoff, well known Bellville resident and employee of the Humble Oil & Refining company.
Interment was at Oak Knoll Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Kinch Koehn, Herbert Vogelpohl, Malcolm Carpenter, Roland Remmert, Alwood Hartman and George W. Muery.
A large crowd of friends attended the services.
Mr. Hoff died at 8:50 a.m. on Sunday, December 10 following an illness of two months. He was 47 years of age.
A mild mannered man, Mr. Hoff was well liked and highly respected by the many friends he had in Austin County and elsewhere. He was born in the Piney community on November 8, 1903. As a child he attended the Cochran and Roach Prairie schools, and spent his entire life in and near Bellville. He was long employed by the Yeager Geopoysical Company, and six years ago began his work with the Humble company, where he was a valuable and popular worker.
On March 19, 1932, he was married to Miss Elda Mewis, at Sealy, who survives him along with his mother, Mrs. Louisa Hoff; two sons, Edgar A. Hoff and Karl Richard Hoff; two sisters, Mrs. Fred Calhoun of Ennis and Mrs. Sam Brooks of Cochran, and four brothers, Theodore Hoff of Houston, Henry Hoff of Texas City, Charles Hoff of Marrero, La., and Edwin Hoff of Ville Platte, La.
Submitted by Jerry Lee Frank