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Neighbors Growing Together | Dec 6, 2016

Erma Lucille Hoefer

Sep 27, 2016
ERMA LUCILLE HOEFER — 1921-2016

Erma Lucille Hoefer, 95, of rural Brighton, died Sunday afternoon, Sept. 25, 2016, at Parkview Home in Wayland.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Union Free Cemetery near her home, with the Rev. Ryan Dexter officiating. No visitation is planned.

Memorials for the Brighton Volunteer First Responders can be left at the cemetery or mailed to Dennis Hoefer at 2598 Chimney Springs Drive, Marietta, GA 30062.

Gould Funeral Home in Brighton is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Hoefer was born Aug. 5, 1921, in rural Jefferson County near Lockridge, the daughter of Ross and Jessie Schadt Shuppy. She married Carl Hoefer Oct. 8, 1948, in Kahoka, Missouri. He died Sept. 16, 2013.

Mrs. Hoefer graduated from Fairfield High School in 1937. She was a rural grade-school teacher for six years and later worked for McCleery Cummings Company in Washington, Iowa, for 13 seasons.

She and her husband lived their lives on the Hoefer Heritage Farm near Germanville where she enjoyed gardening, sewing, her flowers, feeding the birds and caring for her pets.

Survivors include: four nephews; and one niece.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by: her parents; and a younger sister.

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