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Duwaine A. HoffmanOctober 18, 1934 ~ October 24, 2015 (age 81) 81 Years Old
Duwaine Albert Hoffman, 81, residing in South Bend, passed away peacefully at 12:40 a.m. Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Golden Living Center-Fountainview, Mishawaka.
He was born October 18, 1934 in Lakeville, IN, a son of George Albert & Treva Irene (Hygema) Hoffman, and has remained a lifelong resident of this community.
On September 27, 1974 in South Bend, Duwaine was united in marriage to Yvonne Outlaw who survives. Also surviving is a daughter, Rhonda (Kurt) Persson of New Jersey; four sons, Michael Hoffman of South Bend, IN; Eric Hoffman of Colorado; Syron Hoffman of South Bend, IN; and Justin (Kanesha Young) Hoffman of South Bend, IN; and two grandchildren, Jayla & Amry, as well as his two sisters, Evelyn Penrod of Walkerton, IN; and Phyllis & Larry Schafer of Florida.
Mr. Hoffman worked as a self-employed machine shop owner for many years. He loved spending time with his two granddaughters.
Services will be at Noon, Friday, October 30, at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Woodland, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Rev. JoAn Schaetzle, and Rev. Joseph Gause will officiate. Graveside services and burial will follow at St. John’s Cemetery.
The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to Dr. Douglas David, Theresa Johnson, dear close friend Juella Smith-Butts, and to Nicole at Hospice for the wonderful care shown to Duwaine. Contributions in memory of Mr. Hoffman may be offered to St. John’s United Church of Christ, PO. O. Box 835, Wyatt, IN 46595. Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, South Bend is assisting the Hoffman family with arrangements. Online condolence may be sent to www.palmerfuneralhomes.com