Bernard A. 'Bernie' Hoffman

Posted 6/18/21

Bernard A. 'Bernie' Hoffman

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Bernard A. 'Bernie' Hoffman


CLINTON — Bernard A. “Bernie” Hoffman, 70, of Clinton, passed away at 9:07 a.m. on June 13, 2021, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with Scott Marsh officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials will be directed to the COPD Foundation.

Bernie was born on April 11, 1951, in Clinton, the son of Robert and Rose (Arnold) Hoffman. He married Elisa Cooper on May 7, 2016. She passed away on June 23, 2020.

Survivors include two daughters, Alisha Boysen (Jason Reynolds) of Clinton; Nicole DeBauche of Wapella; A sister Debra Hoffman, of Clinton; grandchildren, Noah Boysen and Noel Boysen, of Clinton; Sierra Atteberry (Colten Reeves), of Clinton; Cheyenne Hughes (Kyle), of Lexington; Paine DeBauche, of Wapella; great-grandchildren, Mia Underwood and Ewan Hughes, of Lexington, and two nephews, Bobby Hoffman, of Chicago, and Jeff Hoffman, of Bloomington.

He was proceeded in death by his wife and parents.

Bernie was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in the Vietnam War. He was a Union Electrician for IBEW Local #51. He enjoyed playing pool, riding his motorcycle and spending time with his family, friends and his dog, Flash.

You’re number 1 Dad! I love you!

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