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Jeffrey Joseph Hoffman

Jeffrey Joseph Hoffman was born on February 7, 1959, in Marshall, to Wallace and Esther (Citterman) Hoffman. He grew up in rural St. Leo, attended St. Leo Catholic School and graduated from Minneota High School. After graduation, Jeff continued his lifelong avocation of farming. He also enjoyed playing cards, darts, fishing, softball and golfing. Since 2009, he wintered in Spring Hill, Florida. Jeff was a volunteer fire fighter in St. Leo, and was a member of the Yellow Medicine Watershed Board. In May of 2016, he was diagnosed with cancer and peacefully passed on Friday, December 23, 2016, at his residence in St. Leo, surrounded by family. He is survived by his mother, Esther Hoffman of St. Leo, siblings Ken (and Sheree) Hoffman of Eagan, Mike Hoffman of Minneota, Grace Pridal-Peters (and Steve Peters) of Peoria, AZ, and Kristi Leuthold of Waukee, IA, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Wallace Hoffman. May he rest in peace.

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Thoughts and prayers for the family of Jeff, he will be missed greatly, Jeff, the good memories of our school years were great, you always made sure you said hi and you were gentle and kind even if you acted tough, I got to see the caring loving side of you. Fly high and keep us in check here on earth, I know you and a few other classmates of 1977 will be up in heaven, having a good time. thank you for sharing your life with me.

Joni ( Coquyt) Pesch Dec 28 2016 12:42 AM

Thoughts and prayers!!!

Peggy Grabow Dec 28 2016 12:03 AM

Jeff will be greatly missed, but his warmth, kindness, and gentle spirit will be remembered forever. We have many fond memories to hold close in our hearts. It is with a heavy heart, prayers and love offered up to Jeff and his family.

Jackie, Mitch & Joshua Dawald Dec 27 2016 2:40 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jeffrey Hoffman

April Dec 26 2016 8:58 PM

Fly High Jeff!

April Dec 26 2016 8:58 PM

My Prayers and deepest Sympathies go out to Jeffs family. He was a wonderful man! We will miss him. Your in our thoughts and Prayers. Fly High Jeff!

April & John Fales Dec 26 2016 6:57 PM

Grace, Steve, and Entire family, Although I know words cannot ease your pain.. This was a quote from a friend of mine who lost her brother as well..."Nothing beautiful in this world is ever really lost..All things beloved live on in our hearts forever!!!" May God give comfort and courage in the following days, Months and Years my dear friend!!! Remember for every storm God gives us a rainbow!! Please except our deepest sympathy Much Love Lorne and Kelly t

Kelly Lebster Dec 25 2016 3:16 PM