Sylvester R. Hoffman

JASPER — Sylvester R. Hoffman, 55, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 5:35 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

Sylvester was born in Jasper Dec. 9, 1966, to Jacob and Annette (Fuhs) Hoffman. He married Lisa Beckman in Celestine, Indiana, Feb. 28, 1987.

He was a 1986 graduate of Jasper High School.

He was employed as a machinist at Jasper Engines and Transmissions.

He was a member of the Jasper Outdoor Recreation, the Knights of Columbus and an officer of the Jasper Moose Lodge.

He enjoyed camping, making fried chicken and spending time with his friends at the Jasper Moose.

Surviving is his wife of 34 years, Lisa Hoffman, Jasper; one son, Jacob (Cassie) Hoffman, Fort Branch; one daughter, Megan Hoffman, Jasper; one sister, Mary (Howard) Martin; four brothers, Jim (Kathy), Fred (Mary), Charlie (Jane) and Dennis (Brenda) Hoffman; one sister-in-law, Rose Hoffman; one granddaughter on the way and beloved dog, Artie.

Preceding him in death are his parents and one brother, Tom Hoffman.

A Mass of Christian burial for Sylvester R. Hoffman is at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery.

Visitation is from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, at Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. The Jasper Moose Lodge will have a funeral ritual at 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or to a favorite charity.

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