(March 9, 1917 - August 6, 2009)
Arnold Hoffman, 92, of Stewardson, IL, died at 6:58 a.m. Thursday, August 6, 2009 in his residence.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, August 9, 2009 in Mattoon Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2120 Dewitt Avenue, Mattoon, IL with Pastor Steve Nelson and Elder Joe Arner officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Sunday in the church. Arrangements are by Howe and Yockey Funeral Home in Strasburg, IL. Cremation rites will follow the services. Memorials may be given to 3ABN Broadcasting Network, Voice of Prophecy or Donor’s Choice.
Mr. Hoffman was born on March 9, 1917 in Foster County, ND, the son of Adam and Pauline Huff Hoffman. He farmed south-west of Carrington, ND until his retirement. He was a former member of the Carrington Seventh-day Adventist Church and a current member of the Mattoon Seventh-day Adventist Church. He married Mabel C. Lehmann on August 5, 1945.
Surviving are his wife, Mabel; sons, Norman Hoffman and wife Norma of Indianola, IA and Kimber Hoffman and wife Linda of Berrien Springs, MI; daughter, Barbara Figgins and husband Wendell of Stewardson, IL; sister, Emma Hegney of Carrington, ND; grandchildren, Amber Gass and husband Shane, Matt Figgins and wife Michelle, Ryan Hoffman, Adam Hoffman and wife Tiffany, Bethany Clark and husband Nick, Shawn Hoffman and wife Adriella and Annie Hoffman; and great grandchildren, Garret Figgins, Grace Figgins, Savannah Hoffman, Madeleine Hoffman and Jonathan Gass.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Kenneth Hoffman; brothers, William “Bill” and Louie Hoffman; and sister, Ida Opp.