Phillip John Hoefling1

M, b. 18 July 1909, d. 4 June 1993

Reference IDs

  • 00002.0
Phillip J Hoefling, 1992
     Phillip John Hoefling was born on 18 July 1909 at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, son of Phillip George Hoefling and Julia Louise McGowan.2,1 Phillip John Hoefling was a stockman in a 5 and dime in 1940.3

Phillip John Hoefling married Olive Irene Tarrant, daughter of Walter Leigh Tarrant and Martha Elizabeth Landon, on 24 May 1941 at at her parents' home, Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan. Rev. Victor D. Longfield performed the ceremony.1
     Phillip John Hoefling began military service on 13 August 1943 at Camp Edwards, Barnstable, Massachusetts, in the supply depot.4 He ended military service as a corporal in the HQ Company of the 3rd Battalion of the 32nd Infantry Division (the Red Arrow Division) in World War II. He saw service in Korea, and was separated on 5 December 1945 at Fort Sheridan, Lake, Illinois.5

Phillip John Hoefling died on 4 June 1993 at Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, at age 83 of a heart attack while golfing.1,6 He was cremated at Cottonwood, Yavapai, Arizona, his ashes were scattered by his son and daughter-in-law at the same place on Mingus Mountain as Olive's were.7


cen.15 April 1910Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin8
mig.1915Midland, Michigan, Saginaw, Michigan9
cen.3 January 1920236 Howard St, 8th Ward, Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan10
cen.19 April 1930Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan11
cen.13 April 1940Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan3
mig.10 October 1963Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, Flagstaff, Arizona12
res.17 May 1977Cottonwood, Yavapai, Arizona13,9
Last Edited=23 Jun 2017


  1. [S1] Louise Andrews and Jean Hoefling DeLeon, Hoefling Family Tree.
  2. [S184] Milwaukee County Register of Deeds, Milwaukee County birth records, indexed in FHL film 1013170 as vol. 474, p. 229. Found on vol. 479, roll 182, p. 279.
  3. [S350] 1940 US Census, Michigan, Saginaw Co. Roll T627_1814, Provo, Utah, USA, Julia Hoefling, 3232 Court, ward 20, blocks 174-175, Saginaw, 73-68, 13B (Anc. image 26/50), , 297, 26 Jul 2012.
  4. [S12] Martha Tarrant and Olive Hoefling, Landon and Tarrant Composition Book 1, p. 59.
  5. [S182] "P. J. Hoefling Discharge."
  6. [S2] Personal knowledge of Paul L. Hoefling (Kirkland, WA.)
  7. [S10] Personal knowledge of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, WA), Informant: Barbara J. Zanzig, who was present.
  8. [S151] 1910 US Census, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Co. Roll T624_1728, Provo, Utah, USA, Philip G. Hoefling, 764 Washington St., 23rd ward, 267, 1A (263) (263A) (image 1/22), 7, 10.
  9. [S12] Martha Tarrant and Olive Hoefling, Landon and Tarrant Composition Book 1, p. 46.
  10. [S92] 1920 US Census, Michigan, Saginaw Co. Roll T625_793, Provo, Utah, USA, Phillip G. Hoefling, 236 Howard St., precinct 2, ward 8, 186, 3B (209) (image 6/52), 62, 66.
  11. [S150] 1930 US Census, Michigan, Saginaw Co. T626_1023, Provo, Utah, USA, Philip G. Hoefling, 3230 Court St., Ward 20, Saginaw City, 73-57, 26A (44) (image 51/55), 606, 622, viewed 3 Feb 2017.
  12. [S12] Martha Tarrant and Olive Hoefling, Landon and Tarrant Composition Book 1, p. 8.
  13. [S18] Obituary, Wilfred Tarrant, 9 April 1988.