RICHMOND – Dr. Eugene "Doc" V. Hoffmann Jr., 72, of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Aurora Memorial Hospital, Burlington, Wis. |
"Doc" was born May 17, 1940, in Chicago, a son of the late Dr. Eugene Hoffman Sr. and Elizabeth (Cholack) Hoffmann.
He was a graduate of Fenwick High School, graduated from National College of Chiropractic in 1962 and was assistant director at the teaching clinic. He joined his father's chiropractic business in Cicero, then opened his own office in Hebron, then built his office in Richmond and retired in 2010.
He was a member of the Illinois and National Chiropractic Associations. He had extensive knowledge in radiology.
His hobby was live steam locomotive railroading. He belonged to the Illinois Live Steamers and the Train Collectors Association – Midwest. He was a former member of the Richmond Rotary Club.
He attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Richmond.
Eugene is survived by a sister, Elena (the late Richard "Shine") Spiegelhoff of Burlington, Wis.; and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, aunts and uncles.
The visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at Ehorn-Adams Funeral Home, 10011 Main St., Richmond.
Mass of Resurrection will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 10519 Main St., Richmond, with Father Andrew Lewandowski officiating.
Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Richmond.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
, 55 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60601, or Richmond Fire/Rescue District, 5601 Hunter Drive, Richmond, IL 60071.
For information, call the funeral home at 815 678-7311 or visit www.ehornadams.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Apr. 20, 2013