Elmer Martin Hohle


The Reverend Dr. Elmer Martin Hohle, of Liberty Hill Texas, passed away and went to be with his Saviour Jesus Christ on April 29, 2021. God gifted Elmer with 90 full years on this Earth.

Elmer was preceded in death by his beloved wife Norma Jean Hohle. Elmer had three children, David Hohle, Nathan Hohle and Lori Woodson, two grandchildren Audrey Acosta, and Joshua Woodson and a cherished great grandchild Arthur Acosta.

Elmer was born in the Grove, Texas on December 20, 1930. His parents were Ben and Martha Hohle. Elmer had two brothers Charles Hohle (deceased), Gilbert Hohle (deceased) and two sisters Edith Winkler (deceased) and Lydia Winkler age 95 of the Grove, Texas. Elmer was baptized into God’s Kingdom of grace on December 25, 1930 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, the Grove, Texas by Pastor Fred Boerger.

Elmer completed his pastoral seminary degree and was awarded a Doctor of Letters from Concordia Seminary of St. Louis, Missouri. Elmer served as pastor for several different parishes and devoted countless hours to translating theological works from German to English. Elmer also was a successful insurance agent for Aid Association for Lutherans for many years.

Elmer’s greatest joy was sharing the Gospel message of Jesus Christ with everyone he met. He now sings with the heavenly hosts arrayed in white at God’s throne.

A visitation and viewing was held at Beck Funeral Home on May 3, 2021 from 4 to 6 P.M. Funeral services were held at St Paul’s Lutheran Church the Grove, Texas, 220 The Grove Road, Gatesville, Texas 76528. Services were at 1:00 P.M. May 4, 2021.