Marian Hoffmann

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Marian E. Hoffmann, 90, of Belleville, IL, born August 28, 1926, in Oakville, MO, died Sunday, August 13, 2017, at St. Paul’s Home, Belleville, IL.

Mrs. Hoffmann was a secretary at St Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, for 26 years. She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL, and a former member of the American Business Women’s Association.  She was active with the Boy Scouts of America and very proud of her two sons and three grandsons, all of whom became eagle scouts and her husband Vernon and son David were also recipients of the Silver Beaver Award.  Marian devoted much of her time to working with the hungry through Share Food Programs and St. Paul United Church of Christ’s food pantry.  She was a member of the group who formed the Community Interfaith Food Pantry.  Marian was also of member of the Belleville/Swansea Women of the Moose.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Vernon E. Hoffmann, whom she married August 31, 1946, and who died July 15, 2010; her parents Henry and Anna, nee Niemeyer, Studer; a sister, Dorothy Wildt; two brothers, Vernon and Oscar Studer; and a grandson Dennis Hoffmann.

Surviving are two sons, David (Sue) Hoffmann of Swansea, IL, and Russell Hoffmann of Belleville, IL;
grandchildren, Matthew (Stacey) Hoffmann, Bryon Hoffmann, Aaron (Katie) Hoffmann, Deanna Haas, and bonus grandchildren Sean and Jefferson Jewett;
and great grandchildren, Peyton Haas, Tanna, Alyssa, and Nora Hoffmann.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, to St. Paul Senior Living Community, Community Interfaith Food Pantry or Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL and from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, August 17, 2017, at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL, with Pastor Robert Koepcke, Rev. Gustav Kuether, and Pastor Herbert Schafale officiating. Burial will be at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL


2 Comments on Marian Hoffmann

Alan & Dena Adden said : Guest Report Aug 15, 2017 at 3:24 PM

Sorry to learn of your mom's passing, Russ. Our sympathy to your family.

  • Pana
  • Il
Bernie Lengerman said : Guest Report Aug 14, 2017 at 9:45 PM

My thoughts are with all of you-Met Marian at the Pantry and became a great friend of mine for 10 years!

  • Belleville
  • Il

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