22 Jan 1909
Fred Hoffman Passes Away
Fred Hoffman, brother of Ed Hoffman a former Maple Creek young man, died at Rhinelander Saturday, Jan. 9. He had been a suffer of “Cancer of the Throat” for some time which was finally complicated by dropsy and led him to breathe his last in this world and pass to the beautiful land above.
He was about 45 years of age and spent the greater part of his life in the northern country. He leaves seven brothers and one sister to mourn his departure.
The funeral was held in the home of his brother Henry at Antigo Tuesday afternoon—Welcome Independent.