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James "Jim" Hoffman

October 8, 2019


James "Jim" Lawrence Hoffman, age 84, of Hays, Kansas passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society, Hays. He was born December 31, 1934 in Plainville, Kansas to Lawrence and Josephine (Karlin) Hoffman. On May 30, 1964 he married Vera Sander in Hays, Kansas.

Jim worked for the City of Hays for 27 years and for Alco for 17 years. He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church of Hays. He enjoyed playing polka and gospel music on the piano, playing cards, watching sports especially the Kansas City Royals, gardening and listening to Johnny Cash.

He is survived by his wife, Vera of Hays; a sister, Lillian Pfeifer of Hays as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Ralph Hoffman and his wife Delores;  a niece, Barbara Winston and a nephew, David Hoffman.

Funeral services will be 10 AM Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Hays. Burial will be in the St. Anne's Cemetery, Walker, KS.

Visitation will be Saturday 9 AM until service time with a rosary service at 9:30 AM all at the church.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to HaysMed Hospice or the Good Samaritan Society, Hays. Arrangements in care of Brock's

Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.

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Funeral Mass
October 12, 2019

10:00 AM
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church
1805 Vine
Hays, KS. 67601

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