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Benjamin "Bennie" G. Hoffman

I am a Veteran.Benjamin "Bennie" G. Hoffman
January 11, 1929 -  October 12, 2020

Benjamin G. ‘Bennie’ Hoffman age 91, of Fremont
Died Monday October 12, 2020 at home.

Bennie was born January 11, 1929 in Dallas, South Dakota the youngest of 14 children to Jacob and Katherine ‘Mauch’ Hoffman. He was raised in the area and attended school in both Dallas and Gregory, South Dakota. After his schooling he joined the United States Army and served from 1947 to 1948. On September 28, 1949 Bennie married Betty Schrader in Gregory. After their marriage the couple moved to Dallas where they farmed for 20years before moving to Fremont in 1969. While living in Fremont he worked for the railroad and then for Hammond and Stephens until he retired.

Children – Linda (Jerry) Slade of Tyndall, SD.
Bennie Hoffman of Fremont
Debra Privett of Tyndall, SD
Paula (Ron) Bendig of Cedar Bluffs
15 grandchildren - Amy (Keith) Berg, Jenny (Chad) Hansen, Jackie (Paul) Eichenberger, Chad (Brooke) Slade,
Jacob Hoffman, Justin Hoffman, Lisa (Gaylon) Houtsma, Jamie Privett, Shawn (Angie) Privett, Toby (Sara) Privett, Tracey Ventris, Kori (Randy) Poole, Brandon Bendig, Kadi (Jason) Bendig and Cody Bendig
Sister - Leona
Many great and great great grandchildren
Many loving cousins, nieces and nephews

Bennie was preceded in death by his wife Betty on March 25, 2018, 12 brothers and sisters, his parents and an infant great grandson.

The funeral will be 10:30am, Thursday, October 15, 2020 at the First Congregational Church, UCC in Fremont, masks are required. The Rev. Linda Becker Newman will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery with Military Honors by the Fremont Honor Guard. Memorials may be directed to the family. Visitation will be Wednesday with the family present from 5pm to 8pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont, masks are strongly suggested.

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