Eileen Elizabeth Hoffman

Eileen Elizabeth Hoffman, age 75 of Collinsville, IL, born June 22, 1938 in Breese, IL, passed away at 1:45 pm on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at her residence.

Eileen received her Bachelors of Science in Business and a Masters in Business Administration both from SIUE.  She retired as a program manager at Air Mobility Command – Scott Air Force Base.    Eileen was very active in the Collinsville Historical Museum, and volunteered for election campaigns.  She was a member at Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and a former choir member.  She loved to read and spend time with her family and grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Hoffman, whom she married November 26, 1959; son, Jerome Hoffman; and her parents, Francis and Irene nee Schrage Woltering.

She is survived by her son, Jay (Laurie) Hoffman of Swansea, IL; two grandchildren:  Emily (Kyle) Stigler of Fairview Heights, IL and Katelyn Hoffman of Swansea, IL; brother, David (Lena) Woltering of Belleville, IL; four sisters:  Ruth (Tom) Kueper of Carmel, IN, Mary Edith (William) Koch of O’Fallon, IL, Connie (Rick) Fangmeyer of Breese, IL, and Janet (Joe) Humphrey of Breese, IL; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 3pm to 8pm Friday, December 6, 2013 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, 2800 North Center Street, Maryville, IL and 10am to 11am Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 200 N. Lange, Maryville, IL.

Funeral mass will be at 11am Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Fr. Joseph Havrilka and Fr. Jeff Holtman concelebrants. Private burial will be held at a later date in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Highland, IL.

Memorials may be made to the Collinsville Historical Museum or Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.

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