Doris W. Hoffman 95, of Caldwell passed away Saturday May 26, 2012 in Bryan. Services will be held Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 10:00 am at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Blair Lundborg officiating with burial to follow in Caldwell Masonic Cemetery. The family will receive guests from 6:00 to 8:00pm Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
Mrs. Hoffman was born April 5, 1917 in Lyons to parents Richard Wuenscher and Alma (Rust) Wuenscher. Her and her twin sister graduated from high school when their were only 10 grades. She enjoyed playing basketball and sports. She married Rodney Hoffman January 29, 1939 at the Salem Lutheran Church in Rosebud. This union was blessed with a daughter Sandy. Doris was a hard worker her whole life and worked on the farm as well as in town for various employers.She worked for Perry Brothers Five & Dime Store, Vychopen's Dry Goods, Manuel's Dry Goods and then Nagel CoatHanger Factory until she retired. After she retired she enjoyed gardening, yard work, canning vegetables, sewing, quilting or doing craft projects. In her lifetime she has probably made well over a 100 quilts for family and friends. She was a very active member of Elizabeth Lutheran Church with the Altar Guild, ladies circles, and taught Sunday school for many years and she and R.O. were sponsors in the Luther League(youth group) for many years. She remained a faithful and active member until her death.
Mrs. Hoffman is preceded in death by her parents, her husband R.O. “Sonny” Hoffman, sister Mavis Perry and her twin-sister Dorothy Koeppen.
She is survived by her loving family, daughter, Sandy Mynar and husband James of Bryan, grandchildren, Kristy Anderson and husband Loren, and Dana Thomsen all of Bryan, four great-grandchildren, Haley Stark Luza and husband John, Dustin Corbin, Shelby Anderson, and Payton Thomsen all of Bryan, three great-great grandchildren, Alexis and Rory Luza and Jaxon Mendenhall all of Bryan, two sisters; Melva Victor and LaNette Boyd and husband John, a sister-in-law Bille Ruth Autrey and husband Norman all of Caldwell, also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews other relatives and a host of friends.
Serving as pall bearers are Larry Hein, Emmitt Wolz, Ray Brinkman, Vince Neal, Bob Freeze, Skip Stutts, and Jack Thomsen. Honorary pall bearers are Members of the Caldwell Senior Citizen’s Center; Sue and Joe Estrada, and Gabbo Goetsch.
The family would like to thank all the staff at Sherwood Health Care for all their care of our loved one.
The family is requesting in lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Elizabeth Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund or charity of your choice.