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Ronald Louis Hoffmeister

November 17, 1936 July 27, 2019
Ronald Louis Hoffmeister
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Obituary for Ronald Louis Hoffmeister

Ronald Louis Hoffmeister 82 years old of Altamont, Illinois died at 12:53 am early Saturday morning July 27, 2019 at the HSHS St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, Illinois

Ronnie was born November 17, 1936 in Altamont, the son of Louis and Mildred (Brauer) Hoffmeister. He was a graduate of the class of 1950 of Immanuel Lutheran Grade School and of the class of 1954 of Altamont Community High School. He married Ruth Ann Blakely on June 15, 1958 at the First United Methodist Church in Altamont. He was the former owner of A & H Implement Company and worked there for more than 50 years. A. & H. will be closed Wednesday in his honor.
He was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, having served as an elder, trustee, and a former member of the ALIS Board of Directors. He was a volunteer fireman for the Altamont Fire Department for 50 years and was Fire Chief from 1985-1994. He was named Citizen of the Year by the Altamont Chamber of Commerce in 1986.

Ronnie is survived by his wife Ruth Ann Hoffmeister of sixty-one years, 2-Sons: Michael L. (Susan) Hoffmeister of Altamont and Bruce F. Hoffmeister of Washington, DC, 1-grandson Kevin Louis (Amy) Hoffmeister of Effingham, 1-granddaughter Kristi L. (Chad) Ingram of Effingham, great grandsons Brantly C. Ingram, Trenton Louis Hoffmeister and Logan D. Hoffmeister, great granddaughter Maddie E. Ingram,

2-Brothers: Dennis L. (Shirley) Hoffmeister of Oregon and Jerry L. (Cheryl) Hoffmeister of Altamont, 3-sisters-in-law: Mabel (Joe) Behles of North Aurora, Sue (James) Brackney of Washington and Bernadine Blakely of Altamont and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother-in-law James Edward Blakely.


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Visitation

Tuesday

30

Jul

3:00 PM 7/30/2019 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/30/2019 7:00:00 PM
Immanuel Lutheran Church

203 E Division St
Altamont, IL 62411

Immanuel Lutheran Church
203 E Division St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Service

Wednesday

31

Jul

11:00 AM 7/31/2019 11:00:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church

203 E Division St
Altamont, IL 62411

Viewing will be one hour before service time

Immanuel Lutheran Church
203 E Division St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

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Altamont, IL 62411

. Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Immanuel Lutheran Church

203 E Division St
Altamont, IL 62411

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