Donald K. Hoffman, age 82, of Peotone, passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2020 at his home.
He was born on January 3, 1938 in Kankakee, IL, the son of Raymond and Faye (Piper) Hoffman. Donald was a Peotone High School graduate, Class of 1955. He then attended Joliet Junior College and then the University of Illinois where he graduated in 1959. He married Kathryn Ullrich on March 29, 1958 at Green Garden United Methodist Church. After graduation, he went to work as a biologist for Armour Pharmaceuticals, now CSL Behring, in Bradley, IL for 45 years retiring in 2005. He was a member of Faith Community Church in Peotone and the Will County Farm Bureau. He was also very active in the 4H program and enjoyed bowling and fishing.
Donald is survived by his wife, Kathryn (Ullrich) Hoffman; his three sons and daughters-in-law, Brian K. (Sue) Hoffman, Steven A. (Tammy) Hoffman, and Alan K. (Carrie) Hoffman all of Peotone; his grandchildren, Nicole (Jacob) Beaupre, Ryan (Hannah Webb) Hoffman, Jill (Justin) Schroeder, Jami (David) Cyrier, Hayley (Dennis) Cline, Miranda (Aaron) Schmaedeke, Joshua Kmetty, Chris Greene, Michael Greene, Kimberly (Joshua) Carter; and his great-grandchildren, Kobe, Liam, Sadie, Madison, Mallory, Colton, Kamden, and Gracelynn. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Monday, November 30 from 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. with funeral services being held at 7:00 p.m., Pastor Dave Marsett officiating. Due to the global health pandemic (COVID-19) the wearing of a face covering will be required to enter the funeral home and social distancing must be observed. The funeral service will be live-streamed on the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home Facebook page. Private interment will be at Peotone Cemetery. Memorials in his name to Faith Community Church or the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.