Marvin E. Hoffman, 84, of Rock Island, formerly of rural Alexis, died Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Friendship Manor, Rock Island.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, December 27th, with visitation 1 hour prior, at St. John’s Catholic Church, Viola. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Viola. Memorials may be left for the church. Dennison Funeral Home, Viola is handling arrangements.
Marvin was born December 24, 1931 in Clinton, Iowa a son of Hubert William and Hazel Bast Hoffman. He served in the United States Navy from 1951-1954. On June 2, 1979, he married Dorothy Denman in Viola. Marvin worked 32 years for Case/International Harvester at the Harvester Plant in East Moline. He was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, Viola. In his spare time, he enjoyed woodworking and gardening. Marvin loved helping others; especially his farmer friends, as he wasn’t a farmer himself, but was a farmer at heart.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife: Dorothy Hoffman, Rock Island, IL; children: Terri Leinbach, Tennessee, Lynn Platt, Early, IA, Sharon Hoffman, Silvis, IL, Tom Hoffman, East Moline, IL, Jerry Hoffman, Alpha, IL and Danny Hoffman, Childress, TX; step-children: Teresa Gabriel, Missoula, MT, Richard Rice, California and Jane McKinney, Alberton, MT; 18 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren and brother: James Hoffman, Colorado.
He was preceded in death by his parents, infant brother, daughter: Sandra Louise Hoffman, stepson: John Rice and 2 infant step children.
Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.