Darrell R. Hoffman, age 57, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at Wheaton Franciscan – All Saints Medical Center. Darrell was born in California, October 26, 1954, son of Richard and Audrey (Nee: Sears) Hoffman.
He serviced vending machines in various locations throughout the state. Darrell was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles, BRV Camping Club, and the Kiltie Cadets and Kilties. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather who will be dearly missed.
Survivors include his loving wife of thirty-six years, Cecelia; his children, Clif Hoffman of Racine, Barbara (Erick) Rooker of Joplin, MO; his six grandchildren, Bryan, Teddy and Lilly Hoffman, Kendrick, Hailey and Morgan Rooker; brother, George Rebhan of St. George, Utah; sisters, Dorothy (Larry) Garski of Racine, Bea Bea (Pete) Fischbach of Wautoma; mother-in-law, Virginia Blessinger of Racine; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Theresa (Joe) Christoffel of Two Rivers, John Blessinger, Virginia Kroll, both of Racine; former daughter-in-law, Beth Hoffman; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his son, George, on December 20, 2001; and brother, Bob Rebhan.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home with Deacon Howard Wirtz officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Monday at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. (Fraternal Order of Eagle Service at 6:45 p.m.) and Tuesday at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family have been suggested.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888