Imogene E Hoffman
Posted By: Pat Frette (email)
Date: 6/4/2009 at 08:29:23
Imogene Elizabeth (Carlson) Hoffman, of Lubbock departed this life on May 13, 2009 at the age of 76 years. She was born in Ogden, Iowa on February 5, 1933 to Bessie and Martin Carlson. In 1950, she graduated from high school in Pilot Mound, Iowa. Imogene married Dean Hoffman in 1956 and they moved to Lubbock in 1972. She was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church and the Harmony Sunday school class. Imogene was first and foremost a quiet yet strong Christian woman. She was a devoted wife and mother and believed in the simple things in life and enjoyed her hobbies of letter writing, attending garage sales, clipping coupons, collecting baseball cards and watching Cubs baseball. She was well known for baking cookies as she baked countless dozens for Vacation Bible School, the Christmas holidays, family, friends and neighbors. Imogene had the most giving spirit, a love for singing, a strong faith and a great compassion and was unselfish with her time and talents. The values she taught her children and grandchildren will be her legacy ? to serve God, be kind to others, work hard, save money, and to always do the right thing.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, and four children: Brenda Hook and husband, John of Ft. Smith, AR., Kent Hoffman and wife, Carmen of Tipton, IA., Brent Hoffman and wife, Jana of Lubbock and Linda Archer and husband, Donnell also of Lubbock. She has nine grandchildren: Joshua and Jessica Rusnak; Billy, Jennifer, and Russell Hoffman; Brittany and Blake Hoffman; and Lindsay and Kirby Archer.
She is preceded in death by her parents, and one sister, Fern Carlson.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to the American Heart Association at 5414 82nd Street, Ste. B, Lubbock, TX 79423 or to the St. Luke's United Methodist Church at 3709 45th Street, Lubbock, TX 79413.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 15, 2009 at St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Lubbock with Dr. Will Cotton officiating. Interment will be at the Squire Boone Cemetery in Boone, Iowa on Monday, May 18, 2009.
Arrangements are under the personal care of White Funeral Home in Lubbock. To register or send condolences online, please visit www. whitefuneralhome.com Boone News Republican
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