B. Hoebing 1890-1959
Okarche Chieftain, Thursday, May 7, 1959
Ed B. Hoebing Former Mayor of Okarche Dies
Edward B. Hoebing, retired Okarche farmer, died Tuesday
in the Okarche Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. He
was born August 29, 1890 in Breda, IA, and came to Canadian County
in 1903. He farmed southwest of Okarche until 1945 when he retired.
Mr. Hoebing was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic
Church in Okarche, of the Knights of Columbus and the Holy Name
Society, and served a term as Mayor of Okarche.
Survivors include his wife, Rose, of the home, two
daughters, Miss Rachel Hoebing of Okarche and Mrs. John Huck, Lewisville,
TX; three sons, Eugene of TX, Ancil of Okarche Route 2 and Victor,
Los Angeles, CA; two grandchildren; a brother, George, of Chickasha,
and a sister, Mrs. Frances Bosold, Early, IA.
Rosary was recited at 8pm Thursday in the Hoebing
home. Funeral services were at 9 am Friday in Holy Trinity church
with the Rev. Edmund Von Elm, pastor, officiating.
Burial was in the Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery under
direction of the Benson Funeral Home.
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