Mrs. Harriett Weber Holdren, aged 73 years, wife of George Henry Holdren, of Lower Newport, died at her home on the Holdren farm Thursday, at . Death occurred suddenly and followed an illness of an hour with heart trouble.
Mrs. Holdren was the daughter of the late Mrs. and Mrs. Robert Weber, of Matamoras. She was born at Matamoras on March 29, 1854. On December 3, 1773, she was united in marriage with George Henry Holdren of Grandview Twp. For a number of years the family lived on the Holdren farm in GrandviewTownship and later moved to the Barker homestead that Mr. Holdren purchased almost a half a century ago.
Mrs. Holdren was one of the charter members of the Valley Farmers' Club and was one of its influential members. Her home was one of genuine hospitality and her home life of pleasant social contact.
Surviving with Mr. Holdren are the sons and daughters, Dr. Herbert Holdren, of Salina Kas.; Clyde Holdren, of Okmulgee, Okla.; Mrs. Mazie Sheets, of Copan, Okla.; Mrs. H. T. Sheets, of Pomona, Cal.; Mrs. William Daft, of Indianapolis Ind.; Mrs. Vera Reynolds, of Marietta; Mrs. Carl Green, of Parkersburg, W. Va.; Miss Lorena Holdren, at home; and Mrs. Carl D. Ballentine, of Marietta.
Hazel B. Hoff
NEWPORT — Hazel B. Hoff. 85, of Newport died at Sunday (Dec. 3, 1995) at MarkRestCenter in McConnelsville.
She was born Dec. 4, 1909, in Tyler County, W.Va., to Harley and Mary Louise Doty Dearth. She had spent most of her life in Newport and was a member of the NewportUnitedMethodistChurch, the Amici Sunday School Class, the United Methodist Women, the Newport Senior Citizens, and the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program. She was a former member of the Frontier Garden Club, had been an active member of the Newport School Mothers Club and was a 4-H club adviser.
She is survived by two daughters, Sue Hoff Herlan and her husband, John, and Sally Hoff Schneider, all of Newport: her son-in-law. Tom Hurte of Newport: five grandchildren. Bill Hurte, Tony Hurte, Bret Johnson, Lori Jones and Johnna Carre: and six great-grandchildren, Jessica, Ben and Andrew Hurte, Katie Johnson, and Christy and Samantha Jones.
On Jan.14, 1928, she married Fred. D. Hoff. He preceded her in death on July 26, 1968. Also preceding her in death were one daughter, Cora Lee Hurte, on July 23. 1991; one brother, William Dearth; and one sister, Grace Ash.
Services are at . Thursday at the NewportUnitedMethodistChurch with the Rev. Gary Hicks officiating. Burial is in NewportCemetery. Friends may call at the McClure Schafer Funeral Home from today until Thursday morning, and one hour prior to the services at the church. The family will be present at the funeral home to meet friends from 7to today and 2 to 4and Wednesday.
Donald E. Hoff, 85, of 721 Front St., Marietta, died Wednesday morning (July 2, 1997) at his home.
He was born Feb. 8, 1912, in BellsRunWashingtonCounty, to John I. and Ophelia Pritchett Hoff. He moved to Marietta in the 1940s and was a pipecutter for Dravo Corp. in Marietta. He attended Newport schools.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War 11, having served in the 91st Combat Infantry Division under Gen. Mark Clark. He served in Operation Italia, in Italy, from Naples to Trieste. He received a commendation from U.S. Army headquarters for the 91st infantry’s efforts in breaching the defenses for Bologna and destroying the enemy in the Po Valley, finally forcing the surrender of the enemy in the Alps.
He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 168. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed spending time with his dog, “Bucky.”
He is survived by one stepson, Jacob LaValle of Parkersburg; three stepdaughters, Jeanne West and her husband, Ron, of Columbus, Ruth McNutt and her husband, James, of Marietta and Jody Arnold and her husband, Max, of Newport; nine step- grandchildren; several step-great grandchildren; two sisters, Ethel Goddard and her husband, Dick, of Marietta and Genny Riggs of Akron; one brother-in-law, Ed Brown, of Newport; one sister-in-law, Ruth Hoff of Newport: and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Ella Virginia Arnold LaValle Hoff, who died March 17, 1983. They were married Feb. 26, 1960. Also preceding him in death were four brothers, Harry, Fred, Noble and Raymond Hoff; and four sisters, Lucy Brown, Delilia Theobold, Okla., Buchanan and Ruby Ruble.
Services are at Saturday at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home with the Rev Gale Lauderman officiating. Burial is in EastLawnMemorial Park with military rites. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of the OhioValley, P.O. Box 5, Marietta, Ohio45750 or to Washington County Flume Nursing & Hospice, 900 Third St., Marietta, Ohio45750.
RUTH M. H0FF
Born, June 2, 1918, Archer’s Fork, Washington Co., OH
Died, January 9, 2000, Marietta, OH
Thursday, January 13, 2000, P. M. Newport United MethodistChurch
Officiating, Rev. Steven Smith, Rev. Joe Law
Internment, NewportCemetery, Newport, OH
Mrs. Edwin Hoff
Mrs. Mildred Hoff, 66, former resident of Marietta, died yesterday at her home Columbus.
Born Dec. 29, 1908, in WashingtonCounty, she was the daughter of the late Judson and Gertrude Boswell Congleton. She was married to Edwin Hoff on June 20, 1925.
Survivors are two daughters Mrs. Walter Scott, Columbus and Mrs. John Brooker, Cincinnati. There are five grandchildren and two great grandchildren
Services will be held Monday in Columbus. Details are incomplete.
NEWPORI’ — Marie Hoff, 89, of Newport died at Monday (Dec. 11, 1995) at the MariettaConvalescentCenter.
She was born April 17, 1906, in WashingtonCounty to Wayne and Bessie Rea Travis. She had spent all of her life in Newport and was a member of the NewportUnitedMethodistChurch and a former member of the Newport Mothers Club.
She is survived by one son, Tim Hoff and his wife. Carole, of Marietta: one daughter, Betty Woodrow of Nashua, N.H.: 12 grandchildren: eight great-grandchildren.
On June 14, 1920, she married John Earl Hoff who preceded her in death on Nov. 21. 1968. Also preceding her in death are two sons, Jimmy Hoff and Edwin “Bud” Hoff, who died with his wife. Mary Margaret Hoff a boating accident: three daughters. Diane Broedel. Ruth Pethtel and Lucille Robinson: and one brother. Edwin W. Travis.
Services are at Thursday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Hicks and the Rev. Joe Law officiating. Burial is in NewportCemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from today until the hour of the services. The family will be present to meet friends from 2 to 4 and today.
Memorial contributions may be made to the NewportUnitedMethodistChurch. Greene Street, Newport. Ohio, 45768
Mrs. Walter Hoff
Mrs. Hazel Leona Hoff, 66, died at her home at Fifteen, Marietta Rt. 5, at yesterday.
She was born April 3, 1906, at Constitution, a daughter of the late Harry and Mary Mills Brookover. On Dec. 11, 1926, she was married to Guy Martin, who died Dec. 28, 1960. Five sons and three daughters survive this marriage: Guy V. Martin, Sioux Falls, Minn.; Wilbur L. Martin, Sacramento, Calif.; William E. Martin, Williamstown; James A. Martin, Marietta; David H. Martin with the U.S. Army at FortSill, Lawton, Okla.; Mrs. Garnet McMillan, Minerva; Mrs. Grace L. Uhl, Vienna, and Mrs. Ruth E. Warrington, Carrollton. One son, Larry is deceased. There are 18 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
On June 18, 1964, she was married to Walter Hoff, who survives. One brother, Albert Brookover and two sisters, Mrs. Florence Brown and Mrs. Alice Miller preceded her in death.
Mrs. Hoff was a member of Hall’s Chapel Church of God.
Services will be at Saturday at Doudna & McClure Funeral Home.
Burial will be in MossRunCemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.
Raymond W. Hoff
NEWPORT — Raymond W. Hoff, 68, an eight-year veteran of the Frontier Local Board of Education, was pronounced dead on arrival Thursday morning at MariettaMemorialHospital. He left the board last year.
He was born June 3, 1914, at Bell’s Run to John I. and Ophelia Pritchett Hoff. He had been employed by Ormet until his retirement six years ago. He served on the Frontier Local Board of Education from Jan., 1974, through December, 1981, and had been its president.
He was a member of Newport United Methodist Church, American Un ion Chapter 1 RAM, Marietta Council 78 R&SM, Marietta Commandery 50, Knights Templar, Washington County Scottish Rite Club, the Scottish Rite Society of the Valley of Cambridge, the New Matamoras chapter of the Order of Eastern Star and the Washington County Executive Committee.
He was past master of New Matamoras Lodge 374 F&AM, past district deputy grand master of District 17, 0hio grand representative to Saskatchewan, Canada, past associate guardian of Job’s Daughters at New Matamoras and had been a basketball official for 18 years.
On Oct. 33, 1937, he married Ruth Eddy, who survives along with one son, John K. Hoff of St. Marys, W.Va.; one daughter, Mrs. Bernard (Judith Murphy of Newport; six grandchildren; two great- grandchildren; one brother, Donald Hoff of Marietta; and six sisters, Mrs. Dick (Ethel) Goddard of Marietta, Mrs. Edward (Lucy) Brown and Mrs. Edward (Delia) Theobald of Newport, Mrs. Clarence (Ruby) Ruble of Parkersburg, Mrs. Don (Mary Virginia) Riggs of Akron and Mrs. Arthur (Okla) Buchanan of Columbus.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, F red, Noble and Harry Hoff.
Services will be at Sunday in NewportUnitedMethodistChurch with the Rev. Kent Landerholrn and the Rev. Marvin Sallee officiating. Burial will be in NewportCemetery. Masonic services will be at Saturday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home. Friends may call at the funeral home until Sunday and for an hour at the church prior to the service.