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Vera Mary Hoffman

June 6, 1935 — April 18, 2024

Hays

Vera Mary Hoffman

Vera Mary (Sander) Hoffman, age 88, of Hays, Kansas, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2024, at Homestead, in Hays.

She was born June 7, 1935, on the family farm north of Walker to Anton and Rosa (Nemechek) Sander.

On May 30, 1964, she married James (Jim) Hoffman in Hays. She was a wife, homemaker, and babysitter for neighbors, friends, and family. She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Hays. She enjoyed listening to Jim play his piano and playing Bingo at Homestead. Her best years were being with Jim, the love of her life.

She is survived by three sisters; Sister Helen Sander, Fond du Lac, WI; Lillian Nowak, Salina, KS; Rosie Nash, Dallas, TX; and a brother, Lawrence Sander, Salina, KS; sister-in-law, Lillian Pfeifer, Hays, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Evelyn Sander, Mary Schuster Deines, Sophie Zerr, Sister Viola Sander, two brothers, Daniel Sander, and Louis Sander.

Special thanks to her Senior Companion, Connie Smith, the staff at Homestead Assisted Living and HaysMed Hospice.

Services will be held Monday, April 22, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 10:00 AM. Visitation will be at the church prior to service at 9:00 AM, with rosary at 9:30 AM.  Burial will follow at St. Ann Cemetery, Walker, Kansas.

Memorials are suggested to HaysMed Hospice or Homestead Assisted Living of Hays.

Memories and words of comfort may be shared on Vera’s tribute page at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com

Arrangements in care of Keithley Funeral Homes-Brock’s Chapel 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.

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Visitation

Monday, April 22, 2024

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

215 West 13th Street, Hays, KS 67601

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Funeral Service

Monday, April 22, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

215 West 13th Street, Hays, KS 67601

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