Jeffrey "Jeff" Hofmann
SPRINGFIELD - Jeffrey "Jeff" Hofmann, 60, of Springfield, died at 9:05 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at St. John's Hospice.
Jeff was born June 24, 1952 in St. Louis, MO, the son of Frank and Maureen Hofmann. He married Mary Supranowich on June 9, 1978 in St. Louis, MO.
Jeff earned his Bachelor's Degree in Communications from the University of Missouri in St. Louis. He began his broadcasting career in Cape Girardeau, MO and then worked in the Belleville, IL area before moving to Springfield. Jeff has been with Sports Radio 1450 since 1998...this time. He originally came to Springfield in 1981 and worked for 1450 WCVS until 1990. He then left to work for United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln. In 1998, he returned to Sports Radio 1450 for his second tour of duty.
He was preceded in death by his father.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Hofmann of Springfield; daughter, Kate Hofmann of Springfield; mother, Maureen Hofmann of St. Louis, MO; siblings, Karen (Frank) Judge, Kathy (Frank) Burson, Jim Hofmann, and Jack (Mary) Hofmann; brothers-in-law, Ken Supranowich and Tim (Donna) Supranowich; sisters-in-law, Barb Shreckengost and Ann (Bob) Canavan; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Cremation will be accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center following ceremonies.
Visitation: Family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2013 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield. Visitation will begin with a prayer service at 5:00 p.m.
Funeral Mass: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 2119 N. 20th St., Springfield with Rev. Msgr. David S. Lantz, celebrant.
A private family inurnment will be held at a later date.
Please visit butlerfuneralhomes.com to offer your condolences.