Faith Aletha Hoyer

25 July 1928–18 September 2015 (Age 87)
Arlington, Fayette, Iowa, United States

The Life of Faith Aletha

When Faith Aletha Hoyer was born on 25 July 1928, in Arlington, Fayette, Iowa, United States, her father, John Von Gustave “Gus” Hoyer, was 44 and her mother, Elnora. “ Ella “ Asmus, was 34. She married Erwin Lewis Strackbein on 14 June 1947, in Lowden, Cedar, Iowa, United States. She lived in Clayton, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Oxford Township, Jones, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 18 September 2015, in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Lowden Cemetery, Lowden, Cedar, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Erwin Lewis Strackbein
Faith Aletha Hoyer
Marriage: 14 June 1947

Spouse and Children

14 June 1947
Lowden, Cedar, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Edward Ferdinand Hoyer


    Albert A Hoyer



    Lillian E Hoyer


    Alice M Hoyer


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 6

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 23

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

1 North German and Danish: from a Germanic personal name Hucger, a compound of hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + gēr ‘spear’.2 Danish (Høyer, Højer): variant of Hoy 4.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Faith A Hoyar in household of Gustave Hoyar, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Faith Hoyer in household of Gustave Hoyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Faith Aletha Hoyer in entry for Terry Lynn Strackbein and Judith Irene Mitchell, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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