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Alvin C. “Si” Hoffman, 87, of Ontario, a former Baker County resident, died July 23, 2004, at his home.
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. (MDT) Wednesday at Park Community Church in Ontario. Pastor Ed Renk will officiate. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Ontario.
Visitations will be until 8 o’clock tonight (MDT) at Ontario’s Lienkaemper Chapel.
Si was born at Powell, Wyo., on May 10, 1917, to Charles and Myrtle Hoffman. The family moved to Ontario in 1918. Si attended Cairo Elementary School and was an Ontario High School graduate. He married Maxine Cartwright in 1938.
Si worked on a ranch in Rye Valley before moving to Granite to work in the mines. After the mines shut down he worked at a foundry in Baker City. He then worked for Oregon-Portland Cement until his retirement.
He and Maxine bought a farm in 1964. Si was living on the farm at the time of his death.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandy Baker of Ontario; a son and his wife, Chuck and Kathy Hoffman of Ontario; grandchildren, Jay Baker of Ontario, Darren and Kathy Baker of Englewood, Colo., Jeff Hoffman of Ballston, N.Y., and Todd Hoffman of Ontario; two great-grandchildren; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Gorden and Elaine Cartwright of Las Vegas, Nev.; sisters-in-law, Donna Ladd of La Grande and Lois Hoffman of Ontario; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine; a brother, Neil Hoffman; and a sister, Faye Wilson.
Memorial contributions may be made to Park Community Church, Elks Rehabilitation Hospital or Heart and Home Hospice through Lienkaemper Chapel, P.O. Box 970, Ontario, OR 97914.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 30, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor