Joan Hoffman, 83, of Overisel and recently of Royal Park, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017.
Joan was born in Hastings, Michigan, on May 28, 1933, to Byron and Elsie (Thorton) Payne. She graduated from Zeeland High School and later married Junior Hoffman on August 30, 1951. They raised their children on the family farm in Overisel, and they were members of Overisel Reformed Church. Joan worked for many years for Hope College Catering. She was preceded in death by her husband Junior on February 27, 2015, her grandson Dan Russcher, granddaughter Jessica Hoffman, and great-granddaughter Allison Russcher.
She is survived by her children: Marilyn and Gary Russcher of Holland, Keith and Libby Hoffman of Hudsonville, Sandy and Don Snook of Dorr; grandchildren: Steve and Melanie Russcher, Christine and Peter Folkert, Ben and Becky Hoffman, Jon and Alysa Hoffman, Melanie and Tim Russcher, Joshua Hoffman, Kelli and Will Cobb, Eric Snook; 13 great-grandchildren, sister Jeanette and Vern Reames, in-laws: Chic Payne, Shirley and Bob Berens, Josephine Hoffman, Melvin Myaard, several nieces, nephews and extended family.
A funeral service to honor the faith and life of Joan Hoffman will be held at 1:00 pm, Monday at Overisel Reformed Church, A-4706 142nd Ave., Holland 49423. Visitation will be 2-5 pm, Sunday at the Yntema Funeral Home, 251 S. State Street, Zeeland. Interment will be in Overisel Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Overisel Reformed Church.