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RALPH L. HOFFMAN, JR. DDS
Ralph L. Hoffman Jr., age 85, of Riverside, California, passed away Monday morning, November 6, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born March 4, 1932 in Lansing, Michigan, he was the son of the late Ralph L. Hoffman Sr., MD and Floy S. Hoffman (Sawyer). He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan, 1954, completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, DDS from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry, 1958.
Ralph was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 45 years Marie Hoffman (Quintanar) January 1, 2012.
Private family grave site memorial services for Ralph Hoffman will be held at 12 noon, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Crest Lawn Cemetery, 11500 Arlington Avenue, Riverside, CA. 92505.
Ralph is survived by his brothers, John F. Hoffman, Peter R. Hoffman, Ph.D. Catherine C. Hoffman (Calland); nephew William R. Hoffman; niece Jennifer H. Forier, (Hoffman). He is also survived by Marie's family, Reyes, Reynaldo, Reyna, Robert & Leslie Hernandez, Rebecca & Ernie Gallegos and his 11 grandkids.
Ralph's dental practice included dental offices in San Diego, Palm Springs, Riverside, and Victorville. Ralph and Marie collected owls and amassed an extensive collection of owl figurines. He was a member of the Flying Samaritans, an accomplished pilot, and he flew his private plane for many years to practice his dentistry to those in need in Baja California.
Ralph (Papa, Doc) will be missed by all who came in contact with him. We can console ourselves with the thought; he is now at rest with his beloved wife. Rest in Peace.
Published in Press-Enterprise on Nov. 14, 2017
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