Clyde Edward Hoefling1

M, b. 27 April 1917, d. 24 June 2004

Reference IDs

  • 00002.5
Clyde Hoefling, ca 2003
     Clyde Edward Hoefling was born on 27 April 1917 at Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, son of Phillip George Hoefling and Julia Louise McGowan.1

Clyde Edward Hoefling married Margaret Elizabeth Wyllie on 31 December 1941 at Saginaw, Michigan.1 Clyde Edward Hoefling began military service in July 1942 at Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, in the US Navy. His boot training was at Great Lakes, Illinois and the Dearborn, Michigan navy yard. He was an aviation machinist mate 2nd class.2,3 He was widowed on 10 January 1993 at Saginaw, Michigan, at age 75.1

Clyde Edward Hoefling died on 24 June 2004 at Saginaw, Michigan, at age 87 of a heart attack. He was driving his son Jackie when it happened; he was able to pull to the roadside and shut off the car engine before he died, and Jackie wasn't hurt.4,5 He was buried at Roselawn Memorial Garden, Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan.6

Children of Clyde Edward Hoefling and Margaret Elizabeth Wyllie

Last Edited=3 Feb 2017


  1. [S1] Louise Andrews and Jean Hoefling DeLeon, Hoefling Family Tree.
  2. [S12] Martha Tarrant and Olive Hoefling, Landon and Tarrant Composition Book 1, p. 59.
  3. [S10] Personal knowledge of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, WA), Informants: Barbara Zanzig, from photo of his memorial stone at Saginaw WW II Veterans Memorial and Internet research. I think the rate of 1st class on his stone must be wrong; someone confused "1st class" with "higher" which is the reverse of the military system.
  4. [S24] "Public Libraries of Saginaw Obituary Index."
  5. [S10] Personal knowledge of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, WA), Informant: Bonnie Hoefling Haller.
  6. [S179] Saginaw News, 26 Jun 2004, B5.
  7. [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.
  8. [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.
  9. [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.
  10. [S178] Saginaw News, ca 20 Dec 1996.