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Laura "Jean" J. Hoffer

August 26, 1923 — March 13, 2023


Laura “Jean” J. Hoffer, of Warsaw, passed away on Monday, March 13, 2023 at Mason Health and Rehab at the age of 99. Born on August 26, 1923, she was the daughter of Charles and Anna (Goshert) Schell. In 1941, Jean graduated from Nappanee High School. On January 2, 1943, Jean married the love of her life, Donald Hoffer, in Laurinburg, NC.

Professionally, Jean worked for GTI for over 25 years until her retirement in 1988. An assiduous and diligent individual, Jean always kept herself busy with sewing, gardening, and other chores. In her retirement, she continued to keep herself active with hobbies she enjoyed which included cross stitching, crocheting, and completing crosswords and other word puzzles. Most of all, Jean loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Jean will be deeply missed by her children, Mary Ann Rule, David Hoffer, and Kathy Hoffer; five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; 2 step-great grandchildren; six great, great grandchildren; and 3 step-great, great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald; sister, Nina Schell; son-in-law, Charles Rule; and daughters-in-law, Diana Hoffer and Dixie Hoffer.

Titus Funeral Home is entrusted with Jean’s care. A graveside service will take place on Friday, March 17, 2023 at 11:00am at Stony Point Cemetery with Pastor Mike Beezley officiating.

Memorials may be given to the K21 Cancer Care Fund, 1101 Park Avenue, Winona Lake, IN 46590. 

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Friday, March 17, 2023

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