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Obituaries

Laurine Elizabeth Hoffman

Laurine Elizabeth Hoffman
Laurine Elizabeth Hoffman

STERLING – Laurine Elizabeth Hoffman, 93, of Sterling, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Prophetstown.

Laurine was born July 18, 1919, in Glen Elder, Kan., the daughter of Harvey and Mabel (Hendricks) Nusbaum. She married Henry L. Hoffman on Sept. 28, 1940, in Clinton, Iowa. He preceded her in death on Aug. 10, 1994. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Sterling for 65 years.

Survivors include five sons, Ronald (Donna) Hoffman and Roger (Kathy) Hoffman, both of Rock Falls, David (Ellen) Hoffman of Sterling, Dennis (Julie) Hoffman of Coupeville, Wash., and Duane Hoffman of Knoxville, Tenn.; two sisters, Arleta Harms of Rock Falls and Joyce Baker of Charlotte, N.C.; three brothers, Donald Nusbaum of Park Ridge and Paul (Pat) Nusbaum and Charles (Alberta) Nusbaum, both of Dixon; one sister-in-law, Zilma Nusbaum of Sterling; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She also was preceded in death by three sisters, Lucille Sharp, Evelyn Lobdell and Pauline Wills, and four brothers, Wayne, Deane, Wilmer and Brad Nusbaum.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Sterling, with the Rev. Paul Judd, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

Memorials have been established to Hospice of the Valley, Mesa, Ariz.; VITAS Hospice, LaSalle; and First United Methodist Church, Sterling.

Visit www.schillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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