Adams County Times - May 19, 1933
J. Hoard, Is Laid to Rest Monday in Mt. Repose
Died Saturday Morning - Was Long Prominent in County Affairs, Three Times Sheriff
Joseph Hoard, resident of Friendship for 38 years, passes away suddenly at his home at 12:10am Saturday, May 13. Death resulted from a heart trouble from which he had suffered for about seven weeks, but the past week he had seemed much better and had been up and around the house, so his death came as a great shock to his family and friends.
Funeral services were held Monday at 2:00 p.m. at the Friendship Congregational church, conducted by the Rev. Thomas Barker, former pastor of the church, who gave a very appropriate and comforting talk. The Modern Woodmen of America lodge attended in a body and members of the order acted as pall bearers. Burial was in Mount Repose cemetery.
Joseph Watson Hoard was born May 25, 1867 at Pleasant Lake, Marquette county, Wisconsin. He was the son of O. B. and Elizabeth Hoard. When he was eight years old his parents moved to New Auburn, Wisconsin, where he grew to manhood. From there he went to Dodge Center, Minnesota, and was married there to Miss Julia Daggett on November 30, 1887. They moved to Friendship in 1895. Nine children were born to them. Those who are now living are: Ethel (Mrs. A. M. Scott), Guy Hoard, Clarence Hoard, St. Paul, Minnesota; Arthur Hoard, Spencer; Lyle Hoard, Adams; and Arrah (Mrs. Lawrence Woodbury), Grand Marsh. Mrs. Gladys Hoard Henry died January 11, 1919, and a little son, George at the age of 15 months. There was also a baby girl who passed away at birth. Mrs. Hoard passed away March 11, 1920.
Mr. Hoard was married August 23, 1920 to Mrs. Cordelia Lamphear at Grand Marsh. One son, Roy was born to them, who remains at home. His is also mourned by two step-daughters in the home, Misses Olive and Edith Lamphear.
For many years Mr. Hoard drove the mail route from Kilbourn to Friendship and later from Friendship to Caloma. He served Adams county for three terms as sheriff and for three terms as under-sheriff. He was a member of the Modern Woodsmen of American and the Beaver lodges.
Among those who came from away to attend the funeral services were Mr. And Mrs. Clarence Hoard of Saint Paul, Mr. And Mrs. Arthur Hoard, Spencer; Mr. And Mrs. Henry Fenner, Spencer; Mr. And Mrs. Wm. Patefield, Stafford; Mr. And Mrs. Ben Fiegel, Hancock; Mr. And Mrs. Guy Hoard, Grand Marsh; Mrs. Shepard and daughters, Mabel and Myrtle, Hancock; Mr. And Mrs. Walter Lamphear, Lewiston; Mr. And Mrs. Hilbert Henningsen, Brooks; Harvey and George Bartum, Hancock; Mrs. Anton Dahlke, Ripon; George Patefield of Firewood, and son-in-law of Wausau; Mrs. George Heim, Mankato, Minnesota.