Waynedale Obituaries


RUTH HOFMANN, 67, of Yoder, died Sunday, December 4, 2005, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born November 24, 1938, in Oleshkowicz, Poland, she was a homemaker and member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. She was also a member of Altar Guild and Ladies Aid at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Surviving are her husband, Friedrich Hofmann of Yoder; daughter, Heidi (Daniel) Kleppinger of Ossian; son, Michael (Tracy) Hofmann of Fort Wayne; sisters, Agatha (Werner) Schwickhard of Germany and Gretel (John) Gresse of Springfield, Ohio; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Johan and Pauline (Ryll) Popke; and brother, Robert Popke.

Funeral service was Thursday, December 8, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1126 South Barr Street, Fort Wayne. Burial in Concordia Cemetery Gardens.

Memorials to Lissencephaly Network or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church-Teaching the Faith.

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