| Iola Ruth Ambuehl Hoffman
September 12, 1911–November 16, 1956
|Funeral Today For Mrs. Hoffman—Mrs. Hans Hoffman, 45-year-old wife and mother of a Monticello area family, died early Friday Morning, Nov. 16, at Cedar Rapids after a brief illness. Funeral services will be held today (Monday) at 2 p.m. at the Evangelical and Reformed church here with Rev. Dale Wolfgram officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.
Mrs. Hoffman was born Sept. 12, 1911, in Monticello, the daughter of Andrew and Lena Etten Ambuehl. Named Iola Ruth, she grew up in this community and attended the Monticello public school. She was married to Hans Hoffman Nov. 7, 1931, and the couple lived in the Monticello area, farming in Wayne township. The couple recently observed their 25ht wedding anniversary. Mrs. Hoffman was a member of the Evangelical and Reformed church.
Survivors include her husband; three sons, John A., Jerry A. and Stephen; three daughter, Mrs. Fred (Barbara Bjornson of Cedar Rapids, Mrs. Gordon (Sally) Reese of Chicago, and Andrea, at home; her mother , Mrs. Lena Ambuehl of Anamosa; one brother, Vern, of Denver, Colo; five sisters, Mrs. Mitchell Reibeck of San Francisco Calif., Mrs. Ervin Toenjes and Mrs. Donald Robertson, both of Anamosa, and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Submitted by: Lloyd Raeg
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