Duane R. Hoffman


Duane R. Hoffman, 78, of Bascom, passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at his home.

He was born on January 6, 1939 in Seneca County, Ohio to the late Arthur and Julia (Myers) Hoffman.  He married Paula L. (Fouts) Hoffman on July 8, 1961 at the Union United Church of Christ in Bascom, and she preceded him in death on June 13, 2004.

Surviving are three children, Robert D. Hoffman, of Columbus, OH, Barbara D. (Chris Royster) Hoffman, of Bascom, and Julia M. Hoffman, of Austin, TX; two grandchildren, Brandi Borer and Lawrence Hoffman; and one brother, Dean Hoffman, of Atlanta, GA.

Duane was a Hopewell Loudon High School graduate, and had worked on his parents’ farm in earlier years, then at Copeland Refrigeration and Miller Tile.  He was a member of Union United Church of Christ, Bascom and formerly played on the church dart ball league. He also enjoyed playing Wii bowling, sipping on a good cup of coffee and mowing the lawn, however bringing him the most joy in life was spending time with his grandchildren, puppies and grand-puppies.

A memorial gathering will take place from 2-4 pm on September 6, 2017 in the chapel at Seneca Memory Gardens, Tiffin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society or to the Humane Society.  Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com.

Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, has been entrusted with arrangements.

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Jayme Brendle

My deepest condolences are with the Hoffman family.

 Posted September 2, 2017 - 2:39pm

Thank you Jayme!

 Posted September 10, 2017 - 4:47pm

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