WILLIAM DALE HOFFMANWilliam Dale Hoffman, 72, of Irving Texas died peacefully with his brothers and sisters at his side praying the rosary on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013
William Dale Hoffman, 72, of Irving Texas died peacefully with his brothers and sisters at his side praying the rosary on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 at Solvay Hospice House, Duluth.
He was born at home during a blizzard on Oct. 1, 1940 in Granite Township, Minn.
He graduated from Proctor H.S. in 1958 and served four years in the USAF which led to his career with Control Data. While working in Atlanta Ga., he met and married Shirlene Banks in 1968 and eventually settled in Texas to raise his family.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents, Alex and Mildred; sister Sharon and brother Roger.
Survivors include his wife, Shirlene; sons, Jeffrey and Shawn; brothers, Fr Dennis, Ken, Daniel (Kathleen) and Alex; sisters, Judy, Diane and Sheila; 12 nieces and six nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends.
The family would like to thank the staff at Essentia Health, St. Eligius and especially Solvay Hospice House for the loving care given to Dale during his time with them.
VISITATION: 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013 with Memorial Mass starting at 6 p.m. in St Rose of Lima Church, Proctor Minn. Rev. Fr. Dennis Hoffman officiating. Burial will be in Texas at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Solvay Hospice House.