George F. Hoffman
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George F. Hoffman, 82, of Haubstadt, Ind., passed away April, 26, 2013, at St. Mary's Medical Center.
George was born August 2, 1930, to the late Ferdinand and Coletta (Daeschle) Hoffman in Jasper, Ind. He was a retired teacher and Principal at Fort Branch High School and Vice Principal at Gibson Southern High School. He was a Lt Colonel in the U.S. Marines retired, was a member of the VFW #2714, Haubstadt K of C, Haubstadt American Legion Post #194, Military Officers Association of America, Haubstadt High School Alumni Association, Haubstadt Somerfest Committee, Haubstadt Area Historical Society, Past President of the Haubstadt Town Board, and a Kentucky Colonel.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Rosann Kuper, Catherine Verkamp; and a brother, Thomas Hoffman.
George is survived by his wife, Carolyn Hoffman, of Haubstadt; a daughter, Kathryn Hoffman, of Haubstadt, Ind.; two sons, Tim (Deonna) Hoffman, of Poseyville, Ind., and Richard Hoffman, of Raleigh, N.C.; two brothers, Andrew (Beth) Hoffman, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Ambrose (Patty) Hoffman, of Jasper, Ind.; nine grandchildren, Christopher, Adam, Nathan, Kyle Hoffman, Amber, Howard, Sean Gebhard, Maranda Grimm and Heath Hoffman; two great-grandchildren, Caleb Hoffman and Kaydon Grimm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Sts Peter and Paul Church in Haubstadt, with burial in the church cemetery with military rites by the VFW Post #2714 and Haubstadt American Legion Post #194. Visitation for George will be from 2 until 8 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at the Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch, with a rosary recited at 7:30 p.m. and again at the church Tuesday morning from 9 a.m. until service time.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sts. Peter and Paul Building Fund or the
. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.stodghillfuneralhome.com.
Published in Courier Press on Apr. 29, 2013