Obituary Record

Kenneth E Hofeldt
Died on 9/20/2011


Kenneth E. Hofeldt, 78

Served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War

Kenneth E. Hofeldt, 78, of Arlington, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at A.J. Merrick Manor in Fremont.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 26, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Arlington. There is no visitation, however, friends may sign the register book Sunday from 3 to 8 p.m., and family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Reckmeyer-Moser Funeral Home in Arlington.

Kenneth E. Hofeldt was born Sept. 21, 1932, in McCook to Peter and Lillian (Edson) Hofeldt. He grew up in Omaha, where he attended two years of high school at Omaha Tech and then graduated from AS American School in 1961.

He married Betty "Carolyn" Tiemeyer of Rock Port, Mo., on August 13, 1960, in Langdon, Mo.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and then returned to Omaha where he worked for the Metropolitan Utility District for about 10 years. He then worked for Omaha School District 66 for a couple of years and Vickers Inc. in Omaha until his retirement in 1981. He moved to Arlington in 1983.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Arlington and was a former member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Omaha. He was a member of American Legion Post 112 of Benson.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Betty "Carolyn" Hofeldt; brother and sister-in-law, Mark and Eva Hofeldt of Henderson, Nev.; sisters and brother-in-law, Leta and Milton "Hatch" Hacecky of Omaha, and Margie Huddleston of Henderson; sister-in-law Marilyn Hofeldt of Omaha; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Milo and Donal Hofeldt; a sister-in-law, Louise Hofeldt; and brother-in-law, Jack Huddleston.

Memorials may be directed to St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Arlington, or a Nebraska Humane Society of donor's choice.

Printed in the Washington County Enterprise on 9/23/2011