Garold served in the U.S. Army from December 1942 until November 1945. He was in the China-Burma-India Theater.
Garold married Clara V. Bowland on August 10, 1947. He was a farmer, a member of the United Methodist Church, Amazonia, MO, a member of the VFW, served 3 terms on the Savannah RIII school board, and taught woodworking to 4-H Kids.
He is preceded in death by one daughter, Kathleen Hoffelmeyer; his parents; one brother, Carl Frank Hoffelmeyer, Jr.; and one sister, Eleanor Hoffelmeyer. Survivors include his wife Clara V., of the home; two daughters and son-in-laws, Roberta and Charles Polley, Platte City, MO, Patricia and Donald Devine, St. Joseph, MO., and one granddaughter, Kenzie Polley.
Celebration Of Life will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Savannah Methodist Church in Savannah, MO. Visitation with family receiving friends from 5 – 7 PM, Monday, June 30, 2014 at Breit-Hawkins Funeral Home in Savannah, MO. Memorial donations are suggested to the American Heart Association.
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