Maxine Mary Henshaw

                                               ┌── John Franklin Henshaw
                                               │    1869-1956 
                       ┌── Myrl Ross Henshaw ──┤
                       │    1898-1975          │
                       │                       └── Bertha May Swartz
                       │                            1878-?    
Maxine Mary Henshaw ───┤
B: 1919                │
D: 2007                │
                       └── Mayme B. Appler
M: Richard C. Hofstra

Maxine Mary Henshaw     [ID 13943] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Maxine Mary Henshaw1,2,3 [Mary Maxine Henshaw4].

Born 1919, Moulton, Appanoose County, Iowa.1,3,4  

She married Richard C. Hofstra, Jul 2 1938, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas.1  


Gary Hofstra; married Joyce --.
Barbara Hofstra; married David Elling.
Jack Hofstra; married Sally --.

Richard died Mar 21 1988, buried Garden of the Christus, Block 51A Space 3, Sunset Memory Gardens, 16731 Springdale Rd., Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas.1  

Maxine Mary Henshaw died Sep 19 2007, buried Garden of the Christus, Block 51A Space 4, Sunset Memory Gardens, 16731 Springdale Rd., Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas.1  

Maxine's obituary was published as follows:1

Maxine Hofstra, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, September 19th, at Garden Valley Manor.  

She was born in Moulton, Iowa to Ross and Mayme Henshaw.  After a short time in Moulton the family moved to Leavenworth where she grew up with 8 siblings.  

She married Richard Hofstra on July 2, 1938 in Leavenworth.  He preceded her in death on March 21, 1988.  Maxine retired from the First National Bank and was a member of the Pilgrim United Church of Christ.  She also volunteered for many years at Cushing Memorial Hospital.  

Maxine was preceded in death by: her parents, husband, sister: Christine Ketterman; 3 brothers: Jim, Russell & Raymond Henshaw.  

She is survived by her 3 children: Gary Hofstra, wife Joyce of Louisburg, Kansas, Barbara Elling, husband David of Weatherby Lake, Missouri and Jack Hofstra, wife Sally of Wexford, Pennsylvania; 2 sisters: Marian Ketterman of Dallas, TX and Kathryn Price of Melvin, KS; 2 brothers: John Henshaw of Leavenworth and Robert Henshaw of Kansas City, KS; she was a proud grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.


  2. Contribution from Alice Daniels ().
  3. 1930 census, 2nd Ward, Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa; roll T626-641, ED 7, page 16A, line #35, dwelling #431, family #431.
  4. 1920 census, Washington Township, Appanoose County, Iowa; roll T625-477, ED 33, page 16A, line #29, dwelling #383, family #391.

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