John Walter Hoffhaus, 79, Jasper

John Walter Hoffhaus, 79, of Jasper, died Wednesday, March 25, at The Waters of Huntingburg. He was born in Huntingburg October 28, 1940, to Walter W. and Wima V. (Lichlyter) Hoffhaus. He married Jean Chriswell in Las Vegas, Nevada.

John was a graduate of Huntingburg High School. He worked as an oilfield foreman, served in the United States Air Force; and loved the outdoors, especially fishing, boating, and camping.

He is survived by one son, Dennis D. Pratte and wife Debbie, Chesapeake, Virginia; one daughter, Cindy L. Schreiner and husband Norb, Jasper; one sister, Helen Astrike and husband George, Destin, Florida; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Hoffhaus, and one daughter, Debbie Hoffhaus.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will take place at Palm Henderson Cemetery in Henderson, Nevada. Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be shared at