Marie L. Hoffman, 96, Jasper

MarieMarie L. Hoffman, 96, of Jasper passed away at 7: 10 a.m. Wednesday (March 20) in Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

She was born at Ireland, Indiana on November 27, 1916, to Jacob and Anna (Baker) Kieffner. She married Alfred G. Hoffman who preceded her in death May 21, 1967. Marie was a homemaker and a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Boone Township, an active member of the women’s organization. She enjoyed working on the farm, quilting, and gardening.

Surviving are four sons, William R. Hoffman and spouse W. Jean, Jasper, Rev. Jacob H. Hoffman and spouse Helen, Lafayette, Indiana, Daniel Hoffman, Jasper, Timothy Hoffman and spouse Kathy, Sterling, Virginia; one daughter, Helen Shearer and spouse Dr. Robert Shearer, Madison, Wisconsin; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeffrey Alan Hoffman; two sisters, Velma Krodel and Luetta Neukam; and two brothers, Raymond and Herbert Kieffner.

Funeral services are scheduled at 4 p.m. Friday at St. John’s Lutheran Church with burial following in St. John’s Cemetery in Boone Township. The Rev. Catherine Burnette will officiate. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel and one hour before services at church.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church or to a favorite charity.

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