Erline Hoffman


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Posted Online: Jan. 02, 2013, 6:03 pm
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Erline M. Hoffman, 90, of Moline, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at The Lighthouse of Silvis.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at Sacred Heart Church, Moline. Visitation is Sunday from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline, where a rosary will be recited at 1 p.m. Burial will be at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorials may be made to Alleman High School or Seton Catholic School.
Erline was born June 5, 1922, in Perryville, Mo., the daughter of Henry and Mary Schrempp Unterreiner. She married Hubert Hoffman on March 10, 1945, in Perryville, Mo. He preceded her in death on Jan. 1, 1995.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Sacred Heart Altar and Rosary Society and Moline TOPPS.
Erline loved her family and grandchildren. She was a wonderful wife and mother who had a great sense of humor. She enjoyed her extensive collection of turtles. She will be greatly missed.
Survivors include her daughters, Gail H. Arnold (Steve Patterson), Moline, Sharon A. (Calvin) Schwarz, Davenport, Deanna M. (Charles) Johannes, East Moline; sons, Russell H. Hoffman, Moline, and Dallas A. (Kristie) Hoffman, Moline. There are 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hubert; son, Steven P. Hoffman; daughter-in-law, Pauline Hoffman; and four sisters and seven brothers.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to her home caregiver, Kim Gibbs, Heartland Health Care Center and The Lighthouse for the wonderful care given their mother.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.deroofuneralhome.com.














 



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