Duane Hoffmann

Duane Hoffmann, age 74 of Keyesport, passed away Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 17, 2022 at the Wisetown Baptist Church with Brother Tom Rankin officiating. Interment will follow in McKendree Chapel Cemetery with full military honors by the Mulberry Grove and Bond County Veterans. Visitation will be held Sunday, January 16, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Donnell – Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Memorials may be made to the Wisetown Baptist Church or Carlyle High School AG Department.

Duane Hoffmann, the son of Wayne Hoffmann and Roberta Agnes Ulmet Hoffmann was born November 13, 1947 in Highland, Illinois. Duane grew up in Clinton County, raised on the family farm. He attended the Keyesport Grade School and graduated from Carlyle High School with the class of 1965. Duane attended Greenville College and graduated in 1969 with a bachelor’s degree in business.

Duane and Debra Jackson were united in marriage on June 21, 1969. They have enjoyed 52 years of marriage. Duane was drafted into the United States Army, during the Vietnam era, just 5 months after their marriage.

Duane worked for 10 years at the Greenville FS Elevators. He then joined his father farming in 1979 and continued the family business after his father passed away. Duane loved spending time with his boys, he coached their baseball and basketball teams. He and Debra enjoyed traveling, they visited over 35 states since Deb retired. Duane was a life-long member of the Wisetown Baptist Church.

Duane is survived by his wife Debra, 3 sons: Steven Duane Hoffmann and wife Cynthia Ann, Jeffrey Dale Hoffmann and wife Laura, and Timothy William Hoffmann. He was the loving grandfather of Hannah Rose Hoffmann, Hayden Timothy Hoffmann, Sophia Ann Hoffmann, Jackson Duane Hoffmann, Shelby Lynn Hoffmann, and Tessa Noel Hoffmann. Also survived by his mother Roberta Hoffmann and sister Patty Ann Rainey and husband Ed.

Duane was preceded in death by his father.

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