Jean Marie Hoefling1

F, b. 24 January 1929, d. 21 June 2014

Reference IDs

  • 00002.B
Jean Hoefling DeLeon, 2011
     Jean Marie Hoefling was born on 24 January 1929 at Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, daughter of Phillip George Hoefling and Julia Louise McGowan.1
     The Hoefling dog was named Rum. He was a large dog, and pulled a sled in a shetland pony harness. He loved (or hated) cats, and one day when the cat went behind the piano, he was able to move the piano to try to reach the cat circa 1940.2

Jean Marie Hoefling married Robert Eugene Colby on 27 December 1947 at Angola, Steuben, Indiana.1 Jean Marie Hoefling and Robert Eugene Colby were divorced on 4 August 1954 at Michigan.1

Jean Marie Hoefling married Teodoro De Leon Jr. circa 1 January 1955 at Lagrange, LaGrange, Indiana.3 Jean Marie Hoefling was widowed on 2 November 1972 at Saginaw, Michigan, at age 43.1 She was a Training Aide for the State of Michigan in c 1994 at Saginaw.4

Jean Marie Hoefling died on 21 June 2014 at Saginaw Charter Township, Saginaw, Michigan, at age 85.5 Jean Marie's obituary was published in the website of the Wakeman Funeral Home,


cen.19 April 1930Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan6
cen.13 April 1940Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan7
Last Edited=5 Dec 2017


  1. [S1] Louise Andrews and Jean Hoefling DeLeon, Hoefling Family Tree.
  2. [S10] Personal knowledge of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, WA), Informants: Jean DeLeon.
  3. [S1] Louise Andrews and Jean Hoefling DeLeon, Hoefling Family Tree, Deduction from divorce date and date of child.
  4. [S366] "Jean DeLeon Obituary", Wakeman Funeral Home, online!/Obituary.
  5. [S10] Personal knowledge of Barbara Zanzig (Kirkland, WA), phone call 22 Jun 2014 from Louise Andrews, her daughter, who was present.
  6. [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.
  7. [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.