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Richard ‘Dick’ Hofferbert

Dick Hofferbert, beloved husband and father, passed away March 13, 2006. He was 80 years old.Dick was born on April 11, 1925, in Dayton, Ohio.A World War II veteran, Dick lived a full and varied life characterized by deep friendships, faithfulness and integrity. He served as a member of a B17 bomber crew in the Army Air Corps.In 1948, Dick married Mary Margaret Tuttle in 1948, who preceded him in death in 1985. He graduated in 1950 from Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio, with a degree in sociology. His leadership and people skills were recognized throughout his careers with the YMCA and Wayne County (Michigan) Health Department, as well as his involvement with church, civic, and political organizations.He married Amanda J. Hanson Hofferbert in 1989 and resided in Battlement Mesa since 2002. Survivors include his second wife; daughter Holly Goudie, of Troy Mich.; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. April 11 for a Celebration of Life service to be held at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Battlement Mesa.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to All Saint’s Episcopal Church, 0150 Sipprelle Dr. Parachute CO 81635, or the Parachute Branch Library, 244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute CO 81635.


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