Grip has claimed many fvictims but the last one Priday was pecnliarly sad. This morning at 4 o'clock Anna Maria, the wife of William Hoeft, 503 W. Jefferson st. , died leaving her hnsband and nino children, the oldest 1 5 years old and the yonngest a baby three months old. The funeral services will be beid Snnday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Bethlehem chncrh, Kev. John Neumann officiating. Mrs. Hoeft was bom July 8, "60, in Ebbhausen, Obr Amt Nagold. Wurteinberg, Germany, and was the daughter of Adam Spathelf. She with her parents immigated to America in '69 settling in the township of Freedom. She was married to William Hoeft Mar. 28, '82. Her bnsband, and niue children, William, Albert, Frederic, Lydia, Henry, Olga, Oswald, Clara and the baby, her mother.Prederick and Helena, wife of George Kraase and Christina, of Toledo, Margaret, wife of Christian Klatz and Jacob, of Freedom, brothersand sisters, snrvive her. She was a faithful wife and mother, and her large family will greatly miss her. Her afflicted hnsband has no near relatives in this conntry which makes the flnding of suitable help] in hia family all the more difficult.He bas the sympathyjof hisffriends. '