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Drexel Yvonne Firestone1,2,3

Female
b. 1 October 1925, d. 2 April 2009


Father William Henry Firestone1 b. 1 December 1889, d. 20 February 1969
Mother Opal Carrie Connor1 b. 6 March 1903, d. 25 December 1991
Pop-up Pedigree

Family 1 Ray A. Carter b. 31 May 1922, d. 7 June 2006
Marriage* October 1943  Principal=Ray A. Carter3 
Children  1. John Wesley Carter b. Sep 1944
  2. Linda Sue Carter b. Sep 1949

Family 2 Kenneth Edward Hoffman b. 8 August 1923, d. 14 November 2006
Marriage* 12 July 1962  SD, Principal=Kenneth Edward Hoffman6,3 

Birth* 1 October 1925  Pueblo Co., CO2,4 
Census* 1930  1930 Federal Census, Colorado, Pueblo County, Precinct 107, ED: 51-75, Series: T626, Roll: 250, Page: 74A, April 19
Sheet 7A
(enumerated with father, William H Firestone)
103, 126, 126, Firestone, Drexel Y, Daughter, , , , Yes, F, W, 4, S, , No, , Colorado, Arkansas, Kansas, , 91, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,2 
Census 1940  1940 Federal Census, Colorado, Pueblo County, Precinct 111, ED: 51-83, Series: T627, Roll: 477, Page: 12B, April 18
Sheet 12B, Northwest of Vineland
(enumerated with father, William Firestone)
65, 232, , , , No, Firestone, Drexal, Daughter, 2, F, W, 14, S, Yes, 7, 7, Colorado, 91, , Rural, Pueblo, Colorado, Yes, x0v2, No, No, No, No, S, 6, , , , , , , 0, 0, No,5 
Married Name October 1943  Carter3 
Marriage* October 1943  Principal=Ray A. Carter3 
Married Name 12 July 1962  Hoffman6,3 
Marriage* 12 July 1962  SD, Principal=Kenneth Edward Hoffman6,3 
Death* 2 April 2009  Walnut, Pottawatamie Co., IA4 
SSN* 2 April 2009  Drexel Y HOFFMAN
Birth Date: 1 Oct 1925
Death Date: 2 Apr 2009
Social Security Number: 504-50-1031
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: South Dakota
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 51577
Localities: Walnut, Pottawattamie, Iowa4 
News/Obit* after 2 April 2009  Drexel Yvonne Hoffman
900 Antique City Drive, Walnut, IA
Died: Thursday, April 2, 2009
Age: 83 years, 6 months, 1 day

GRAVESIDE SERVICE
3:00 PM Saturday, April 4, 2009
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Rural Tea, SD
Reverend Don Salberg, Officiating
Jon Carda, Bagpiper

INTERMENT
3:00 PM Saturday, April 4, 2009
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Tea, South Dakota


Drexel Yvonne Firestone was born on October 1, 1925 in Pueblo, CO, to William Henry and Opal (Connor) Firestone. She had an 8th grade education and then had to stay at home to help raise her six siblings and work on the farm.

In 1943 Drexel worked as a waitress at the Pueblo Army Air Corp Military Canteen and met Ray A. Carter. They were married in October 1943 and in September 1944 their son john was born. After the war they settled in Ray's hometown of Sioux Falls, SD and in September 1949 their daughter Linda was born.

In July 1962 she married Kenneth E. Hoffman, they lived on a farm outside of Tea, SD from 1972 to 2003. Both she and ken moved to Greenleaf Retirement Home in Sioux Falls, in June 2003. Ken died in November, 2006, and Drexel moved to Walnut, IA in May 2007. She loved being with her children and grandchildren and for many years the 4th of July and Christmas Holidays were big family "get-togethers".

Survivors include her children, John W. Carter, Spearfish, SD, , Linda (Vern) Booth, Walnut, IA, Ed (Kay) Hoffman, Tea, SD, and Scott (Lynda) Hoffman, Sioux Falls; 7 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; 3 brothers; and 2 sisters.3 
Burial* 4 April 2009  Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Tea, Lincoln Co., SD, Inscription: Hoffman
Drexel Y.
1925 - 2009
Kenneth E.
1923 - 20063

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Citations
  1. [S1120] Historictecture.com, online http://www.historitecture.com/pdf/11thstw719.PDF.
  2. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S626] Find-A-Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com.
  4. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  5. [S1286] 1940 U.S. Federal Census , 1940 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S1121] NM, Albuquerque Journal, online http://obits.abqjournal.com, http://obits.abqjournal.com/obits/email_obit/191777.


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