Archive for Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Obituary: Leona Catherine Hoffman


May 25, 2005

Services for Leona Catherine Hoffman, 87, Brighton, Colo., will be at 10 a.m. today, May 25, 2005, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Denver. Burial will be in Calgary Cemetery, Santa Barbara, Calif.

Mrs. Hoffman died Thursday, May 19, 2005, in Brighton. She was born Feb. 14, 1918, in Tonganoxie, the daughter of William J. and Magdalene (Binder) O'Brien.

She attended Tonganoxie schools, and she graduated in 1936 from Tonganoxie High School.

She was a homemaker who also had worked as a shipyard time keeper during World War II, as well as an apartment manager and a dry cleaning employee.

She married Vernon Hoffman in 1946 in California.

Survivors include a son, Robert F. Hoffman; two daughters, Jo Ann L. Hoffman and Patricia K. Reichert; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Little Sisters of the Poor, Denver. Horan & McConaty Funeral home in Denver handled arrangements.

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