Rosella E. Hoffman

Sept. 8, 1917 - July 5, 2009

Rosella E. Hoffman, 91, of Hebron, passed away, Sunday, July 5, 2009, at Fort Memorial Hospital.

Rosella was born in Menominee on Sept. 8, 1917, the daughter of Sameul and Rose (Algiers) Cartwright. She married Floyd G. Hoffman on Oct. 21, 1935, in Sullivan. Floyd preceded her in death Jan. 2, 2002. She lived and farmed in Rome most of her life. In May of 1977, Rosella and Floyd moved to Hebron. She worked at the former Moe Light and then Thomas Industries for 30 years. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother who will be sadly missed.

Surviving are three daughters, Charlotte (William) Miller of Janesville and Jane (Felix) Hernandz and Shirley (Robert) Jackson, both of Fort Atkinson; a son, Robert J. (Carol) Hoffman of Helenville; nine grandchildren, Sandy Stapelmann, William Miller, Denise Harris, David North, Dawn Lindert, Sabrina Moses, Shannon Staude, Dustin and Jason Hoffman; 10 great-grandchildren, Lisa, Ian, Danny, Ashley, Gregg, John, Hailey, Mason, Zach and Danica; four great-great-grandchildren, Owen, Michael, Sky and Tristin; two sisters, Frances Di Marcantonio of Waukesha and Mary Finn of Delafield; and two sisters-in-law, Leone Ortelle of Fort Atkinson and Lillian Cartwright of Oconomowoc.

Rosella was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Margaret Hahn and Ethel Cartwright; and five brothers, Leonard, Alouis, Robert, Gordon Sr. and Lyman Cartwright.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 4 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, July 8, at Nitardy Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Atkinson, with the Rev. John W. Wells officiating. Following cremation, burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery, Rome.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Rainbow Hospice of Jefferson.

Nitardy Funeral Home Chapel is serving the family. For more information, call (920) 563-5898 or visit online at www.nitardyfuneralhome.com