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Robert Hoffeditz



March 19, 1923 – April 25, 2012

Robert Joseph Hoffeditz “Bob” was born in Walla Walla, WA on March 19, 1923. He attended grade school through high school in Walla Walla and attended a year of college at University of Washington. The Air Force interrupted his education in which he advanced to the rank of Sergeant in an intelligence unit dealing with intercepting communications. His training was intensive so he could be prepared to copy communications in both German and Japanese coded messages. Bob was honorably discharged in 1946.

Bob married Louise Biggs from Goldendale, and had four children - daughters Susan, Debbie, Linda and son Steve.

When Bob first left the service, he...

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