Joseph "Dr. Joe" Hoffmann

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Hoffmann, Joseph, Ph. D. Dr. Joe Died suddenly on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, age 65. From south St. Louis, he graduated from Roosevelt High School and Washington University, then completed his Ph.D. at M.I.T. He was a professor at St. Louis University Medical School and Directed the Genetics Lab. His life was prolonged by a kidney-pancreas transplant in 1996 and a kidney from his wife in 2004. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Hoffmann, M.D., his children; Lucas, Amanda, Alex, Larissa, and four grandchildren. Despite physical adversity, he remained intellectually active, tutoring math and science courses within weeks of his death. He was a rational, compassionate, and very valuable human being. He will be severely missed. Services: Funeral service will be Saturday, January 18, 10:00 a.m. at BOPP Chapel, 10610 Manchester Road in Kirkwood. Interment St. Peter Catholic Cemetery. Visitation Friday 5-8 p.m.


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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch from Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, 2014