Emil Hoffman

December 19, 2018

FREMONT — Services for Emil D. Hoffman, 89, Fremont, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Fremont. Burial with military honors will be in Calvary Cemetery in Fremont.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday with a 7 p.m. Knights of Columbus rosary at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont and will continue on Friday an hour prior to services at the church.

He died Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at Pathfinder Place in Fremont.


Emil was born in Clearwater on Nov. 11, 1929, to Darrell and Mildred (Anderson) Hoffman. He lived in Clearwater and graduated from Clearwater High School. He moved to Fremont in 1955.

Emil married Marlene L. Broeker on May 23, 1955, at Norfolk. He worked as a meat market manager for Safeway and Save Mart Food Stores. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from Nov. 14, 1951, to Oct. 25, 1953, serving in Panama as a military police officer.

He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fremont and a volunteer groundskeeper there. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and was involved with Habitat for Humanity.

He is survived by his spouse of 63 years, Marlene of Fremont; his sons, Maurice Hoffman of Omaha and Phillip (Claudia) Hoffman of Yorktown, Va.; a daughter, Theresa (Tom) Niewohner of Onawa, Iowa; a brother, Larry (Pat) Hoffman of Columbus; his sisters, Gert Cleveland and Patty (George) Clasey, all of Lincoln, and Shirley Martins and Maxine Brachle, both of Norfolk; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, John Hoffman, Dwight Hoffman and James Hoffman; and his sister, Katherine Humann.

Online condolences may be left at www.mosermemorialchapels.com.

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