Obituary: William “Bill” Hoffman


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William “Bill” Hoffman, 82, Indianapolis, died Oct. 30. He was born June 25, 1933, in Vincennes, Ind., to Noble and Josephine Sipes Hoffman, the third of their five children. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Vincennes, class of 1951.

Bill retired as a manufacturer’s representative in the plastics industry in 1989. He was an active member of Carmel United Methodist Church, a longtime volunteer at the CUMC food pantry and a member of the Carmel Rotary.

He is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 62 years, Mary Jo Nelson Hoffman; children, Cathy (Jim) Hurst, Susan Reed, Janet (Steve) Cardinal and Jim (Jenny) Hoffman; sister, Annette Thompson; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.