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Anna Hoffmann

Anna Hoffmann obituary photo 2Anna Hoffmann, age 99, of Huron, died Thursday, April 28, 2011, at SunQuest Healthcare Center.  Her funeral service was at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, May 3rd at the Congregational United Church of Christ with the Rev. Brian Grover officiating.  Burial was in Riverside Cemetery. 

Anna Lenora (Gimbel) Hoffmann was born February 11, 1912, on the family farm homestead southeast of Scotland, South Dakota. She was the daughter of Henry and Anna Marie Gimbel. Anna attended the Beadle country school through the eighth grade and then worked on the farm.

She married Arthur Martin Hoffmann on January 1, 1939, in the German Congregational Church in Gregory, South Dakota and settled on a farm near Dallas, South Dakota. Anna taught Sunday School and was involved with the women’s groups when Arthur began his ministry in 1945.

She was a member of the Congregational United Church of Christ in Huron after they served churches in Nebraska, Colorado, North Dakota, Montana and South Dakota.

Anna was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur; her parents; two sisters, Clara Gimbel and Ella Paulson; three brothers, Albert, John and Alvin; and one daughter, Betty Jean Cassidy.

Grateful for having shared her life are her children, Ervin (Vonnedella) Hoffmann, Hiawatha, Iowa, LaVon Martin, Alpine, Arizona, and Delbert (Julie) Hoffmann, Huron, South Dakota; son-in-law, Marty (Linda) Cassidy, Silver Spring, Maryland; eleven grandchildren, Suellen (Brian) Leimkuehler, Perrysburg, Ohio, Keith and Daniel Hoffmann, Hiawatha, Iowa; Robyn Martin, Scottsdale, Arizona, Dawn Martin, Washington, DC, Sara (Glenn) Wheaton, Carlsbad, California, Andrew (Kimberly) Cassidy, Baltimore, Maryland, Amy (Ludwig) Mathey, Hamburg, Germany, Amber Hoffmann, Athol, South Dakota, Bethany Hoffmann, Lake Bluff, Illinois, and Sean Hoffmann, Huron; six great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Mark and Christine Leimkuehler, Audrey and Owen Cassidy, and Elise Wheaton; one sister, Laura Bender, Scotland, South Dakota; two sisters-in-law, Leona Lesley, Pawley’s Island, South Carolina and Martha Gimbel, Scotland, South Dakota; and one brother-in-law, Ben Hoffman, Fremont, Nebraska.

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