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Betty Lou Hoff

Published: Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT

HOLIDAY HILLS – Betty Lou Hoff, 74, of Holiday Hills, formerly of Oregon, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at her home. She was a homemaker.

Betty was born Sept. 10, 1938, in Franklin Grove, the daughter of John and Emma (Hepfer) Bennett. Betty was a 1956 graduate of Oregon High School. She married Harold L. Hoff on Jan. 23, 1960. She loved gardening and tending to her flower beds, and watching the St. Louis Cardinals and NASCAR. She was a wonderful wife and mother who always made sure her family was well cared for. 

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Harold; children, Calvin, Keith and Karen Hoff; grandchildren, Matthew, Melissa, Megan, Mason, Miranda, Mitchell, and Joshua; sister-in-law Mary Bennett; many nieces and nephews; and best friend of 50 years, Janet Logan. 

She was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth; her parents; stepfather, Adam Grimm, who raised her since 3 years of age; brother, Dale Bennett; and sister and brother-in-law, Jeannine and Ray Huskins. 

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by the funeral at 1 p.m., Saturday at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. Seventh St., Oregon, with the Rev. Javier Martinez officiating. Burial will be at Lighthouse Cemetery in rural Oregon. 

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