Elmer F. Hofer was born June 9 1889 to Jennie Weinert and Christoph Hofer. When he was eleven his father died in the Kansas Hospital of TB. Elmer married Ellen Frost and was an Evangelical Pastor for 40 years.
What happened to their children?
Donald Delbert Hofer 17 Feb 1917-1986, Donald married Dorothy Eleen Nelson 8 August 1939. Died Feb 1986 Hardy, Sharp, Arkansas, USA. Donald was buried at sea.
Margaret E. Hofer 26 October 1920- 4 Dec 1997 in Quinlan, Hunt, Texas, USA. She married Myron "Mike" Holloway. Margaret lived to be 77. They had 2 children
Documents related to Elmer Hofer:
|1900 US Census, Osborne|
|Elmer Hofer Graduates Green Ridge School |
|1910 US Census, KS|
|Elmer Hofer and Ellen Frost No school |
|Elmer Hofer and Ellen Frost Wedding Sept 10, 1913 |
|1917 Donald and Ellen Frost Hofer|
|Donald Hofer's Place of Birth and Church Elmer Hofer preached in|
|1918 Donald is one|
|1920 US Census, Rice KS|
|Donald Hofer Toddler picture|
|1925 Kansas Census|
|Elmer Hofer and Ellen Frost|
|New Tabernacle under Construction Rev. Elmer Hofer |
Page 1 of Downs News And The Downs
Times, published in Downs, Kansas on Thurs
|1930 US Census|
|1938 Margaret E. Hofer|
|1940 US Census KS|
|Elmer Hofer Retires from Ministry_The Downs News March 18, 1954|