Gladys Irene Hoffman


Gladys Irene Hoffman, 93, of Yorktown, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. 
She was born Dec. 6, 1919 in Clinton, to the late Ben and Emma Goebel Abel. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Yorktown. Gladys was a nurse working at Thomas Spann Clinic in Corpus Christi, Cuero Community Hospital and a local health agency. She married Eddie Robert Hoffman on Nov. 11, 1939, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Cuero.
Gladys was preceded in death by her loving husband on Sept. 1, 2001; her parents; sisters, Roberta Hinze and Margaret Brandt; brother, Archie Abel; son-in-law, Tom Young and two nieces.
She is survived by her son, Ronnie Hoffman and wife Diane; daughter, Jo Ann Young; grandsons, Thomas Young and wife Beverly, Joseph Young and wife Allyson, Stephen Hoffman and wife Carissa, Benjamin Hoffman and wife Stefanie; great-grandsons, Taylor Young, Drew Young and Jameson Hoffman; great-granddaughters, Mady Young and Peyton Young; five nieces and a host of family and friends. She lived well and laughed often.
Visitation was 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Finch Funeral Chapel in Yorktown. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Yorktown with the Rev. Tim Muehlbrad officiating. Interment followed at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, PO Box 245, Yorktown, TX 78164.
You are invited to sign the online guestbook at
Arrangements entrusted to Finch Funeral Chapel–Yorktown, 361-564-2277.
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