Lee Alfred Hofmann, 90 of Brazil died Sept. 14, 2006, at 3:45 p.m. at his residence. He was born Jan. 25, 1916, in Clay County, the son of Henry and Ellen Howald Hofmann. Lee married Alice Bernhardt Hofmann on Nov. 16, 1938, who survives. They have been married 67 years.
He was an active member of the West Terre Haute Lodge F& AM No. 687, Scottish Rite of the Valley of Terre Haute. He received the Meritorious Service Award from the Terre Haute York Rite. He was also the Past Patron of the West Terre Haute Eastern Star.
Lee graduated from Ashboro High School, Class of 1935. He was a member of the St. John United Church of Christ. He was employed at Quaker Maid in Terre Haute for 40 years. He enjoyed farming and operating an auto garage.
He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife Alice; children, Martha Lewis and husband, Gene, of Hardinsburg, Ind., Randy Lee Hofmann and special friend, Debbie Rupp, of Perrysburg, Ind., Gretta Kumpf and husband, Joe, of Tipp City, Ohio, and daughter-in-law, Jane Hofmann, of Frankfort, Ind.; 10 grandchildren, Tina Goodnight, and husband, Mark, of Frankfort, Brenda Hofmann of Lafayette, Jeff Hofmann and wife, Carolyn, of Wisconsin; Jay Hofmann and wife, Cherie, of Corydon, Ind., Heather Lewis of New Albany, Andrea Elgin and husband, Todd, of Salem, Ind., Mike Hofmann of Frankfort, Ind., Travis Hofmann of Frankfort, Arthur Lee Kumpf and wife, Abigail, of St. Louis, Mo., and Adam Kumpf of Cambridge, Mass.; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Mamie Roach, of Montgomery, Ind.; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son W. Faustinus Hofmann.
Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. with Paul Mayfield officiating. Burial will follow at Center Point Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 5-7 p.m. with Masonic and Eastern Star Services at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice of the Wabash Valley. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Post a heart of condolence at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.