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“So very sorry for your loss. Thinking and praying for your family. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Robin Hammitt - Woodbine, IA

“Very sorry for your loss. We will keep Jim and family in our prayers. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Patrick and Rachel Michael - NE

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all! May God Bless and Guide you thru this difficult time. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Kim Brandriet - Watertown, SD

“Jeanie & Family:So sorry to hear of Jim's passing My thoughts and prayers are with you all.I remember back the good times we had at the Jo Mart on...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jerry Boger - Denison, IA

“Jeanne and Family,I was shocked to hear about Jim. Tom just mentioned how he enjoyed talking to him. Jim was always such a gracious host at our...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Susan Rolli - Raymore, MO

“TO THE HOFFMAN AND FITZPATRICK FAMILIES: SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT JIM'S PASSING. I ALWAYS ENJOYED CROSSING PATHS WITH HIM. YOU HAVE MY SYMPATHY AND MAY...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Byron Hartwig - Battle Creek, IA

“So Very Very Sorry for YOU'RE LOSS.Prayers, Prayers... LOVE & HUGS ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Patty & tom NIEDERMYER - MAGNOLIA, IA

“So sorry for your loss. Keeping Jeanne and the entire family in my thoughts and prayers. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Heather Pesci - North Olmsted, OH


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James John Hoffmann was born June 18, 1944, to Alphonse and Lucille (Kuhl) Hoffmann in Harlan, Iowa. He was raised in Panama and attended St. Mary's Catholic School in Panama. Jim farmed most of his life. Jim married Jeanne Fitzpatrick on September 4, 1965, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dunlap. The couple lived in Earling until 1981 when they moved to their current farm near Dunlap. Jim ran the truck stop in Missouri Valley, Iowa with Bill Erlbacher from 1977 - 1981. The couple then continued farming south of Dunlap.

Jim was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. Jim enjoyed attending tractor pulls. He also loved to cook and grill. He particularly enjoyed camping with his grandchildren, family events and was always a gracious host.

Jim died on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at the Myrtue Memorial Hospital in Harlan, Iowa at the age of 72 years, 10 months, and 14 days.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Jason Hoffmann. He is survived by his wife Jeanne Hoffmann of Dunlap, Iowa; his four children, John (Karen) Hoffmann, Joe (Stannis) Hoffmann all of Dunlap, Iowa, Judi (Neil) Schmitz of Westphalia, Iowa, Jeff (Melanie) Hoffmann of Elkhorn, Nebraska; seven grandchildren; four brothers, Ronald (Jan) Hoffmann of Papillion, Nebraska, Robert (Debbie) Hoffmann of Center Point, Texas, Mike (Lori) Hoffmann, Brian Hoffmann all of West Des Moines, Iowa; and many other relatives and friends.