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Paul Hoffman

Paul Hoffman

Paul M. Hoffman, Jr. age 93, of Quincy died on Monday, May 20, 2019 in the Illinois Veteran's Home. Paul was born in Altus, Arkansas on September 28, 1925, a son of Paul M. and Gertrude (Koerdt) Hoffman, Sr. He married Grace M. Henke on June 18, 1949 and she preceded him in death June 30, 2006.

Paul worked for 38 years at the former Electric Wheel Co. When he retired, he was employed in plumbing maintenance for the company. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II aboard the U.S.S. Crittenden, stationed in the South Pacific Theater.

Paul was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church. His memberships also included the Veteran's of Foreign War, the U.A.W., the Moose Lodge and the Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by his six children:
Mary (Ivan) Beaver of Quincy; Jim (Debbie) Hoffman of Quincy; Joe Hoffman of Dardenne Prairie, MO; John (Judy) Hoffman of Quincy; Marcia Berry of Quincy; Michele (Tom) Flaiz of Quincy.
10 Grandchildren: Matt (Molly) Beaver; Krista (David) Godman; Ryan (Emily) Beaver; Eric (Kara) Hoffman; Mark (Katie Edwards) Hoffman; Craig Hoffman; Jenny (Steve) Eling; Evan Berry; Bobbi (Kevin) Peters; and Nicole (Tim) Williamson.
17 Great-Grandchildren; One Sister, Sr. Miriam Hoffman, O.S.B. of Ft. Smith, AR. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, brothers and sisters, Hermina Cheairs, Raymond Hoffman, William Hoffman, Charles Hoffman and Jane McHale.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church.
Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Duker & Haugh.
Memorials are suggested to St. Francis Catholic Church or to the Illinois Veteran's Home Activities Fund.

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From:
Pat & Dick Wentura
quincy, IL
Comments:
Dear Mary & Family,
Thinking of you and remembering Paul. He was such a nice man.
As ever,
Pat (dicks) & Dick Wentura
From:
Penny Hutton
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Marcia and Family thinking of you in this difficult time. So happy I was privileged to meet your father, a very sweet man. God Bless you! Penny, Bruce and Family
From:
Jeff & Joanne (Powers) Bergman
Quincy, IL
Comments:
To the entire Hoffman family we are sorry for your loss. When I would take a walk down past his house he always visited with me & upbeat & smiling. Missed seeing him on my walks. RIP
From:
Don Benz
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Dear Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace
From:
Sue Winking
Louisville, KY
Comments:
Hoffman Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I know how much he and your mom did with Aunt Betty and Uncle Melvin; they were such good friends. Peace be with all of you during this difficult time.
From:
Dick Iseminger
QUINCY, IL
Comments:
So sorry for your familys loss. Paul was a very good neighbor.
From:
Keith Winking
San Marcos, TX
Comments:
Hoffman family, please accept my deepest condolences.
From:
Kim (Ishmael) Shinn
Monroe City, MO
Comments:
Thoughts and prayers to all of you. Your Dad/Grandpa was our neighbor for years and before that my Grandma Howe’s. He was the best! Always looking out for her and then us. Best neighbor ever! We remember him so very fondly.