Thursday, October 22, 1953
OBITUARY ~ REV. CHARLES F. HOFFMAN
Charles F. Hoffman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hoffman, was born Oct. 17,
1871 near Evans City, Pa., the eldest son in a family of ten children and
departed this life Oct. 7 at Washington, Ia., following an illness of four
Rev. Hoffman, after attending public school, entered college, graduating from
Westminister in 1899, and finished at the Alleghaney Seminary in 1903, and was
then ordained to the ministry of the gospel.
Following his trip to Utah in the interest of Home Missions he located at
Jamestown, Kan., where he was married. Rev. and Mrs. Hoffman have served
several congregations: Brookings, S. D.; Keota Ia., Emporia, La Crosse and
Saxman, Kan., and his last pastorate in Clearfield, retiring in 1953. Rev.
Hoffman is held in memory not only by his congregation, but by citizens where
He is survived by his wife, Gertrude; one daughter Marian Wiggins, Sierra
Madre, Calif., and one son, Paul Hoffman, of Kansas City, Mo., and three
granddaughters, four brothers, Edward, Harry, William and Adam and one sister
Funeral services were held Friday at the United Presbyterian church. Interment
in Clearfield cemetery. The Rev. C. E. Hawthorne conducted the services.
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, June of 2011
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