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Yvonne Geraldine Hoffman
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Obituary for Yvonne Geraldine Hoffman

God called home Yvonne Geraldine (Brady) Hoffman, age 82, on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

Yvonne was born on May 14, 1935 in Marion, WI. She was the daughter of Irene (Dieck) and Patrick Brady. She grew up on her parent’s farm on Hwy J in Tigerton, WI.

Yvonne was united in marriage on June 4, 1955 to Frank L. Hoffman at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Tigerton, WI. They were married for 54 years and celebrated their golden anniversary in 2005. “Vonnie” met Frank at a dance in Tigerton.

They raised their family in Oshkosh where they lived for over fifty years. When their children were young they also enjoyed camping as a family. Vonnie and Frank built a cabin behind the farm where she grew up where they enjoyed that as a “second home”.

Yvonne graduated from Tigerton High School. Her freshmen year she was on the prom court and in her junior year she was prom queen. She went to beauty school in Green Bay and went to work as a beautician in Appleton, WI. She was a hairstylist in different salons and was the first to be employed at Julie’s Beauty Salon in Oshkosh, where she worked another 24 years until she retired in 2000.

Yvonne was a talented seamstress, and took courses in upholstering and tailoring. She made suits and re-upholstered sofas and chairs. Vonnie was also a great cook and baker. She enjoyed making huge meals for family events.

Yvonne is survived her four children, Mary (Chuck) Eichinger, Mark (Debbie Lux) Hoffman, Michael (Laura) Hoffman, Matthew (Beverly) Hoffman; and grandchildren Carla and Kevin (Kathleen) Eichinger, Brady, Erin, Andrew (Kaley DeGrave), Alex, Jacob and Shawn Hoffman.

Yvonne was preceded in death by her husband Frank L. Hoffman, parents Irene & Patrick Brady, two sisters, Ruth Irene Brady & Sharon Tratz; sister in-law Virginia Morris, and mother & father in-law Irene (Jahnke) and Frank G. Hoffman.

Mass for Yvonne will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, January 19, 2018 at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church, 830 S. Westhaven Drive, Oshkosh, WI, with Fr. Matthew Rappl officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Tigerton, WI. Visitation will be from 9:00 am until the time of mass.


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Visitation

Friday

19

Jan

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Church

830 S. Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54904

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday

19

Jan

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Church

830 S. Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54904

Cemetery Details

Location

Union Cemetery

County Road J
Tigerton, WI 54486

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