Sylvia Joan Hokanson

Date Of Birth:  February 2, 1939

Family:  Parents Harold and Opal Hokanson. My dad died in October 1971. My mom, who was born in 1914, lives by herself in Hurst. I have an older brother, Roger who lives in Hurst and younger brother, Lonnie who lives in Bedford and a younger sister, Janice who lives in North Richland Hills. Both cities are suburbs of Fort Worth. I married Earl Trammell from Hurst. We have two children, Troy, born in 1962, and Minda, born in 1964. Troy has two children, Matthew, born in 1990, and Chancie Nicole, born in 1994. Minda has three boys, Rylan, born in 1990, Taber, born in 1995, and Brody, who was born in March of 1996.

Church Affiliation:     Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

Schools Attended:     Grammer School Grades 1 thru 6  -  Swenson School in the Ericksdahl Community near Lueders, Texas
                                    Grammer School Grades 7 thru 8  -  Lueders, Texas
                                    Lueders High School  -  Lueders, Texas
                                    I attended Tarrant County Junior College 1978 and 1979.

Occupation:  Retired now, previously worked for Sperry and Hutchinson (S & H Green Stamps) Fort Worth in 1957, Dun & Bradstreet in Fort Worth 1957 to 1961. Credit Bureau Services in Hurst on and off for 11 years, 1962 to 1973. Texas Commerce Bank in Hurst 1976 to 1982.

Places I Lived:  Ericksdahl Community near Lueders, Texas Forth Worth, Texas - Hurst, Texas.

Hobbies or Favorite Pastimes:  Reading, cross word puzzles and traveling.

Travels:  On vacations we have been to numerous places in Colorado. Also South Dakota, Chicago, New York, Niagara Falls, Washington D.C., Florida, Carlsbad Caverns, Oregon, Washington State. Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary all in Canada. Drove the Alaska Highway and drove around in Alaska. Drove Highway 101 and 1 from Oregon, WA to San Diego, CA. Germany, East Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, cruise to the Virgin Islands, cruise to the Bahamas. We have been in 31 of the United States and are not finished yet.

A Little History Of My Life:  I came to Fort Worth, Texas in 1957 and stayed with my aunt and uncle until I found a job. I was introduced to Earl Trammell by some friends in 1959 and we were married in August 1960. We bought a house in Hurst, Texas and have lived in the area ever since.

Special Accomplishments:  Haven't accomplished them yet, but I am taking private piano lessons and I am learning sign language at the junior college.

Current Address:  Hurst, Texas

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