Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1931

Joseph Dreinhofer JOSEPH HENRY DREINHOFER , 80, was born Dec. 30, 1911, in Ranger, TX to Grace Truman Parson & John F. Dreinhofer and he was in the Ranger High School Class of 1931. He was married to Lois Bush Drinkard (RHS-1930), during the war and they had three children, Arthur Henry, John Frederick and Grace Ann. Grace Ann lived only nine days. Mrs. Dreinhofer had two children from her previous marriage, Donald Lewis Drinkard, born in Eastland and Wanda June Drinkard Davis (RHS-1949), born in Ranger. Henry had twin sisters, Emily Dreinhofer Gorman (RHS-1922) and Ella Betty Dreinhofer White (RHS-1922) and another sister, Mary Jane Dreinhofer Van De Putte (RHS-1932) and two brothers, William Charles "Bill" (RHS-1926) & John "Ted" (RHS-1916). Henry worked for Lone Star Gas Company in Ranger both before and after WWII and around 1948 he worked for Tennessee Gas Transmission on the pipe line in Victoria, transferring to Falfurrias and then to Agua Dulce where his brother "Bill" was plant superintendent. Henry died in Ranger on Feb. 2, 1992.