Agnes C. Hoffman
Agnes C. Hoffman, 93, of West Bend, formerly of Fort Atkinson, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 at New Perspective Senior Living in West Bend.
Agnes was born on October 19, 1924 in Fort Atkinson, daughter of the late William and Vida (Heinz) Wallace. She was a 1942 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School. She married Willis O. Hoffman II on May 4, 1946. He preceded her in death on February 24, 1982.
Agnes was a 50 year member of the Order of Eastern Star Martha Chapter #66. She was also a longtime member of First Congregational Church and its Lend a Hand ministry in Fort Atkinson.
She enjoyed traveling to Alaska, Scotland, Germany and going on casino trips with her sister. Agnes was an excellent cook and made the best homemade caramels. She loved her sweets, always having a pocket full of candy with her. She also enjoyed word finds and having season tickets to the Fireside Dinner Theatre for many years. Most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends.
Agnes is survived by her children, Jim (Judy) of La Crosse, Jane (David) Rickel of Janesville, Willis III (Nora) of Florida, Jeffrey of Wild Rose and Julie Hoffman of Janesville; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; sister, Mary Fuerbringer of West Bend; sister-in-law, Marlene Wallace of Fort Atkinson and many loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was also preceded in death by her brother, David Wallace and a great-grandchild.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the First Congregational Church, 31 West Milwaukee Avenue in Fort Atkinson. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. on Friday at the church until time of service. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Perspectives, Betty’s Harbor, 2130 Continental Drive, West Bend, WI 53095 or to Lend a Hand at First Congregational Church in Fort Atkinson.
A special thank you to all the staff at New Perspectives, Betty’s Harbor unit and Season’s Hospice for all the tender loving and excellent care given to Agnes.
Dunlap Memorial Home in Fort Atkinson is assisting the family.
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