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In Remembrance
Ernest Andrew “Ernie” Hoffman
Hayes Funeral Home

Ernest Andrew “Ernie” Hoffman Mr. Ernest Andrew “Ernie” Hoffman passed from this life Sunday, January 13, 2008, in League City.

Born July 12, 1913 in Galveston, TX, Ernie had been a resident of Santa Fe for 25 years but was raised in Galveston.  He served in the US Navy during WWII, was of the Lutheran faith, a member of the VFW Post 5400, FOE Aerie 3789 and enjoyed spending time fishing, dancing and woodworking.

He was preceded in death by his son, John E. Hoffman; mother of his children, Ann Marie Hoffman; brother, John E. Hoffman; sister, Dorothy Freeze.

Survivors include his three children, Ernest W. Hoffman and wife, Yvonne of Texas City, Mary Ellen DeSha and husband, Everett of Kingwood, Carol Ann Hogan and husband, Joe of Santa Fe; grandchildren, Michele Puccetti and husband, Raymond of Omega Bay, Lori Moore and husband, Brad of Kingwood, Julie Colarich and husband, Robert of Texas City, Susan Sampsel and husband, Rodney of Humble, Allen Hogan of League City; great-grandchildren Joshua and Sarah Moore, Ryan Requenes, Andrew and Fallon Sampsel; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2008, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home with Pastor Doyle Theimer officiating.

Interment will follow at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery.

Casketbearers will be Larry Reagan, Everett DeSha, Joe Hogan, Raymond Puccetti, Robert Colarich and Brad Moore.  Honorary bearers will be Charles Neuweiler, Sid Hoff and Rodney Sampsel.

Friends may call from 12-2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock (409) 925-3501.

Those who wish may make memorials in the form of donations to the charity of
their choice.  www.hayesfuneralhome.com  



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