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Max Hoggard

Max Hoggard

Male 1919 - 2004  (84 years)

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  • Name Max Hoggard 
    Born 5 Oct 1919  American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1930  American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 4 Mar 2004  Lehi, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 9 Mar 2004  American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Max Hoggard 10/5/19 ~ 3/4/04 Max Hoggard, age 84, passed away peacefully at his home in Lehi, Utah on March 4, 2004, surrounded by his loving family and sweet wife Inez. He was born October 5, 1919 in American Fork, Utah, a son of Ernest Eldredge and Martha (Mattie) Proctor Hoggard.
      He graduated from American Fork High School in the class of 1938, and was All-State in both basketball and football and was Captain of the basketball team in 1937 and 38. He attended Utah State University at Logan, Utah from 1938-1941 where he played on the Utah State Basketball team. Max was inducted in to the United States Army Air Force on May 1, 1942. During World War II he served in the 12th Air Force in the European Theater of Operations in North Africa, Italy and Yugoslavia and was active in the invasion of Southern France as a Flight Engineer on a B-26 bomber. He was authorized five bronze Battle Stars for his participation in the PO Valley, North Apennines, Rome-Arno, Southern France and Air Offensive Balkans Campaigns. He also was awarded the European-African Middle Eastern Theater Medal. He received an Honorable Discharge on June 3, 1945 after two and one-half years overseas. He Married Kathryn Holindrake on June 2, 1941 in the Salt Lake Temple. They were later divorced in 1957. One son, Bruce Max was born to this marriage.
      Max married Inez May (Chambers) Wolf on March 21, 1965. The marriage was later solemnized in th Salt Lake Temple on May 20, 1976. The children, Christina Lynn Wolf, Sheila May Wolf and Sheldon G. Wolf were sealed to them.
      Max began his employment as a Clerk-Carrier in the American Fork Post Office, American Fork, Utah, under Postmaster D. Grant Ingersoll in 1945 and was appointed Assistant Postmaster in 1961 under Postmaster G. Easton Brown. During the 1950's and 60's he was Secretary for the United States Civil Service as American Fork was the Information and Examining Center for Utah County. Max administered all Civil Service examinations for all Government positions in the area as well as placements at the Army and Naval Academies. He retired from the Postal Service in 1979 after 37 years of service which included military service. He was a member of the American Legion and served as the first Commander of the V.F.W. in American Fork. He has been a member of the VFW Honor Guard, District 4, for several years and enjoyed his participation in honoring deceased veterans with a military service. In addition he was a member of the American Fork Junior Chamber of Commerce and the American Fork Riding Club. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints church and served for several years as President of the Sunday School in the Second Ward in American Fork. He also served in the sports program of the MIA and as Secretary of the High Priests. He served two missions at the Lindon Bishops' Storehouse in Lindon, Utah in 1994-95 and 2002-2003, he also served as a volunteer for many months. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and working on his farm in American Fork.
      Max is Survived by his wife, Inez of Lehi, Utah; son, Bruce Max (Terree Hullinger) Hoggard of American Fork, Utah; daughter, Sheila May Wolf of Sandy, Utah; son, Sheldon Gail (Lou Ann Ipson) Wolf of Springville, Utah; and nine grandchildren. He is preceded in death by one daughter, Christina Lynn Wolf and one grandson, Steven Gail Wolf.
      Funeral services for Max will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2004 at 12:00 noon, in the Lehi North Lake Ward Chapel located at 481 East 300 North Lehi, Utah. A viewing will be held on Monday evening, from 6-8 pm, at the Warenski Funeral Home, 1776 North 900 East, American Fork, Utah (located 4 blocks north of the Mt. Timpanogos Temple), and an additional viewing will be held Tuesday morning from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Lehi North Lake Ward Chapel prior to services. Interment for Max will take place immediately following his funeral service at the American Fork City Cemetery located at 600 North Center Street American Fork, Utah, where Military Burial Honors will be preformed by Max's friends and comrades, the Members of VFW District No. 4. Funeral arrangements are being conducted under the direction of Warenski Funeral Home, American Fork, Utah.
    Person ID I3904  Hoggard
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2005 

    Father Ernest Eldredge Hoggard,   b. 03 Nov 1894, American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1929, American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Martha Gardner Proctor,   b. 10 Feb 1892, American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1943, American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1913  Provo, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2007  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Kathryn Holindrake,   b. 02 Dec 1919, American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1982, American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1941  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 1957 
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2004 
    Family ID F2016  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Inez May Chambers 
    Married 21 Mar 1965 
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2004 
    Family ID F48939  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Oct 1919 - American Fork, Utah, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - American Fork, Utah, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - American Fork, Utah, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jun 1941 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Mar 2004 - Lehi, Utah, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Mar 2004 - American Fork, Utah, Utah Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Max and Inez Chambers Hoggard Headstone
    Max and Inez Chambers Hoggard Headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S2769] World Ward II Army Enlistment Records, 1938 - 1946, National Archives and Records Administration, (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005).

    2. [S810] Utah, Utah, American Fork - 1920 - Federal Census, Utah, Utah, American Fork, (www.ancestry.com), Unamed Son Hoggard, 2 months, born in Utah (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S653] Utah, Utah, American Fork - 1930 - Federal Census, Utah, Utah , American Fork, (www.ancestry.com), Max Hoggard, 10, born in Utah (Reliability: 3).