Mrs. Hofmann was born April 8, 1934 in White Oak, Mo. She was of the Baptist faith, and had retired from Crane Insurance Agency. Mrs. Hofmann enjoyed spending time with her family, fishing, gardening, crocheting, reading, taking care of animals and feeding the birds.
She was married to Elmer Joseph Hofmann, Jr. Mr. Hofmann preceded her in death on Feb. 11, 1998.
Survivors include her children, Cynthia Willoughby and husband Phillip of Harrah, Okla., Sherry Hofmann of Poplar Bluff and Teresa Hofmann of St. Louis, Mo.; grandson, Joseph Todd Hofmann; sisters, Donna F. "Sue" Morgan and husband Lanny of Kennett, Mo., Mavis Overall of Wappapello, Mo., Terrie Todd and husband Keith of Kennett, Mo. and Carolyn Mullins and husband Tim of Pollard, Ark.; and brothers, Farrell Shipman and wife Cindy of Qulin, Mo. and Quinten Paul "Bud" Shipman and wife Pat of Holcomb, Mo.
Her father, Clyde Toole, mother and stepfather, Henrietta (Gray) and Clarence Eugene Shipman, sister, Kathy Diane Shipman and brothers, Connie Eugene Shipman and Bob Shipman also preceded Mrs. Hofmann in death.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Cotrell Funeral Chapel. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday in the Chapel with Rev. Don Richmann officiating. Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Mo.
Memorials contributions may be made to the Poplar Bluff Animal Shelter, 1500 Butler Street, Poplar Bluff, Mo., or to a Humane Society of one's choice.