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  1. Alvin "Dutch" Hoiten: Birth: 3 SEP 1912. Death: 25 SEP 1992


Notes
a. Note:   ARTICLE FROM "CANISTOTA -- OUR HERITAGE AND HISTORY 1884-1984", PUBLISHED ON THE OCCASION OF THE CENTENNIAL OF THE CITY OF CANISTOTA, SOUTH DAKOTA IN JULY 1984. EDWARD HENRY HOITEN, SON OF JOHN E. AND THEDA (BUSS) HOITEN, WAS BORN FEBRUARY 10, 1883 IN ARCADIA, IOWA. HE WAS THE OLDEST OF 10 CHILDREN. ON FEBRUARY 24, 1883, WHEN HE WAS ONLY 2 WEEKS OLD, HE CAME WITH HIS PARENTS TO THE CANISTOTA COMMUNITY WHERE THEY SETTLED ON A FARM IN GRANT TOWNSHIP. HERE HE GREW UP AND ATTENDED SCHOOL NEAR HIS HOME. ON SEPTEMBER 20, 1911, HE MARRIED LENA NEUBERGER, DAUGHTER OF JOHN AND MAGDALENA (EICHORN) NEUBERGER. AFTER THEIR MARRIAGE THEY FARMED THE HOME PLACE UNTIL 1914 WHEN THEY MOVED TO THE FARM NORTHEAST OF CANISTOTA WHERE THEY FARMED UNTIL HIS DEATH ON MAY 23, 1944. LENA DIED MARCH 25, 1958 AT THE AGE OF 73. ED AND LENA HOITEN HAD ONE SON, ALVIN, BORN OCTOBER 3, 1912. ALVIN "DUTCH" STILL LIVES ON THE SAME FARM. THIS FARM WAS ORIGINALLY A TREE CLAIM THAT HIS FATHER IMPROVED. ALVIN MARRIED MARIE KADINGER ON JULY 3, 1931. SHE DIED ON JANUARY 14, 1976. THEY HAD FOUR CHILDREN. 1. MAXINE "MICK" HOITEN MARRIED DON LORTSCHER AND HAS ONE SON, PARIS. 2. MERLE "SQUIRT" HOITEN OWNS HOITEN CONSTRUCTION AND HAS SEVEN CHILDREN: JUDY, JANET, JIMIE, JOHN, MERLE JR., MARTY, AND PEARL. 3. DONALD HOITEN IS A CRANE OPERATOR FOR GAGE'S IN SIOUX FALLS AND HAS SIX CHILDREN: SHEILA, DAVID, DOUG, SHARON, STEVEN, AND SUSAN. 4. DENNIS HOITEN IS A MACHINIST AT J.C.WHITNEY COMPANY IN ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS, AND HAS TWO CHILDREN: MIKE AND VICKIE.


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