Marie Elizabeth Travis, age 83, of Fairfield Bay, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at the Conway Regional Medical Center in Conway. Born in Templeton, Iowa, on May 8, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Anton and Elizabeth (Robert) Hoffman.
A former resident of Mountain View, Mrs. Travis had lived at Fairfield Bay for many years where she was a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary. She was also a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and its Altar Society.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Travis was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Travis, who passed away on September 29, 1994; her brother, Leonard A. Hoffman; her brother-in-law, Robert Travis; and sisters-in-law, Mary Travis and Shirley Munholand.
Mrs. Travis is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia M. and Robert Nihart of Apple Valley, Minnesota; grandson, Eric Nihart of Red Wing, Minnesota; sister-in-law, Gladys Hoffman of Clinton, Iowa; brother-in-law, Eldon Munholand of Cross Lake, Minnesota; several nieces and nephews, other relatives, and her many friends.
Funeral Mass will be held Monday, Oct. 8, at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Fairfield Bay with Fr. Oliver Ochieze officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc