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Karen LeAnn (Foster) Hoffman

Wednesday, February 6, 2002

Karen LeAnn (Foster) Hoffman

OMAHA -- Karen LeAnn (Foster) Hoffman, 50, died Monday (Jan. 28, 2002) at her home in Omaha.

She was born Jan. 9, 1952, to Valgene and Maxine (Stover) Foster at McCook. She grew up in the Max, Benkelman, Wauneta and Rising City communities and graduated from Rising City High School in 1970.

On Nov. 26, 1972, she married Rick Hoffman at Rising City and they made their home in Omaha. She received her bachelor and master's degrees from the University of Nebraska and was employed as a resource and media specialist at the Rockwell Elementary school in the Millard School District.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Maxine; two sisters, Valerie Jean and Lillian DeLora Foster; and one step sister, Nancy Mossburgh.

Survivors include her husband Rick of Omaha; two sons, Eric and Dustin both of Omaha; her father, Valgene and step mother, Ila Mossburgh of Racine, Wis.; three sisters, Roni and husband, Marty Vapenik of Johnson Lake at Elwood, Wilma O'Neil of Omaha, and Lois and husband, Glen Clatterbuck of Omaha.

Local survivors include her uncle, Kenneth Foster and wife, Marlene of McCook.

Services were Jan. 31, at the Lutheran Church of the Master in Omaha with the Rev. Kip Tyler officiating. Inurnment was in the Rising City Cemetery at Rising City.

Memorials may be given in her name.

Announcement courtesy of Herrmann Funeral Home of McCook.