Published in The Goldendale Sentinel - November 5, 1964, pg 1
[Copied from original newspaper by Researcher Ellen Rowley]
Roy Hosfelt, early pioneer passes away
"C. L. “Roy” Hosfelt, 81, passed away at his home on Loop Drive Tuesday evening, November 3, the victim of cancer. Funeral services will be held Saturday,
November 7 at 2 p.m. from the Knosher Funeral Home. Burial will be made in the IOOF cemetery.
Hosfelt was a pioneer of the Bickleton area, moving there with his parents, Jacob and Francis Hosfelt, when he was one year of age. In 1944 he moved to Goldendale, purchasing a ranch on the Loop Drive.
He is survived by his wife, Grace; three sisters, Mrs. Leona Shiffer of Portland, Mrs. A. M. Treat, Olympia and Mrs. T. J. Williams, Spokane; a step son-in-law, John Hazel and a step daughter,
Mrs. Eunice Doern, both of Portland; step grandchildren are, Robert Doern, Portland, Bill Hazel Coeur d’Alene, Ida., and Mrs. Betty Martin, Goldendale. A number of cousins, nephews and nieces also survive.
A complete obituary will be published next week. "
Published in The Goldendale Sentinel - November 12, 1964, pg 9
Conrad Leroy Hosfelt
"Conrad Leroy Hosfelt was born May 9, 1883 in Coshocton, Ohio. He was the son of Jacob and Frances Ann Hosfelt. He passed away at his home in
Goldendale November 3, 1964 at the age of 81 years, 5 months and 24 days.
Roy came to the Bickleton area with his parents in 1884 and farmed in that area until 1944 when he sold part of his holdings and moved to Goldendale, where he has lived the balance of his life.
He was united in marriage to Carrie Gaines about 1928; she passed away in 1956. In 1962 he was married to Grace Christie of Goldendale who survives him.
Besides his wife, he is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Leona Shiffer of Portland, Mrs. A.M. Treat, Olympia, and Mrs. T.J. Williams of Spokane; a step-son-in-law, John Hazel, and a step-daughter,
Mrs. Eunice Doern, both of Portland; and three step-grandchildren, Robert Doern, Portland; Bill Hazel, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and Mrs. Betty Martin of Goldendale; a number of cousins, nephews and
nieces and a host of friends."
Published in The Goldendale Sentinel - November 19, 1964 pg 4
Funeral Attended By Out of Town People
"Out of town friends and relatives who attended the recent funeral of Roy Hosfelt were: Mr. and Mrs. John Dodson, Grandview; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Juris,
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Van Nostern, Mr. and Mrs. Max Slater, Bickleton; Mrs. Eric Frostrup, Sunnyside; and Vesta Durea, Bickleton.
Others from out of town were: Mrs. Leona Shiffer, Portland; Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Treat, Olympia; Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Williams, sisters of Mr. Hosfelt, Spokane; Mr. and Mrs. Jake Williams and Louis Williams,
Spokane and Chinook.
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon White and Mrs. Edith White and son Dale of Ione; Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Kemp and daughter Gayle of Lyle; John Hazel, Mrs. Eunice Doern and son Robert and Ken Hickie of Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bender, Suzanne and Bruce of St. Paul, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Hunter and sons Harvey Jr., and Douglas and daughter Sandra of San Jose and Portland."