Agnes Hoffmann Obituary, Death – Her birthday is March 1st, 1928. She was the sixth and final child born to Agnes Versula Rozman and Joseph Gisler, and she was also the fifth child born to the couple. She came so close to missing out on the extra day. The wedding of her parents was arranged, but they have a strong and healthy relationship now. Before moving to Rupert, where they had a Dairy Farm, she was originally from Austria, while he was originally from Switzerland.
Agnes skipped a grade and received her diploma from Rupert High School when she was 17 years old. She became a member of the Honor Society, the Drama Club, and the Majorette club. Soon after she received her diploma in May, she registered at the St. Alphonsus School of Nursing in order to begin her studies there as a Cadet Nurse. In addition to her, two of her older sisters, Vickie and Polly, earned their diplomas from St. Alphonsus.
After she received her degree, she began her nursing career by working as a surgical nurse at the Elks Rehab Hospital and the VA Hospital. In addition, she performed private duty nursing. In addition to that, she spent eight years working part-time alongside Drs. Swinehart and Venning at the Children’s Pediatric Clinic. Following the retirement of her doctors in 1979, Agnes made the decision to enter the real estate industry. She spent more than 29 years working for her friends Adelaide McLeod, who owned McLeod Realty, and Via Surmelis, who owned AV West. Both of these women were business owners. Agnes was extremely successful in the field of real estate, which she had a passion for.
She was quite busy, and some of her favorite things to do included playing tennis, skiing, walking, playing bridge, knitting, reading, and gardening. She took great pride in her garden and her plants. She and Tom traveled quite a bit together, visiting places such as Europe, Hong Kong, Mexico, China, Hawaii, and many more.
In 1948, when she was 21 years old, she tied the knot with Thomas L. Hoffman. Their four children were named Dr. Eric Hoffman, Ted Hoffman, Jon Hoffman (Valerie), and Gretchen Houston (Tom) (Louella). Rickie Lee, Zeb, Jennifer, and Gabe were their grandchildren. Jamison, Jessika, Alicia, Drew, and Camille were the couple’s five step-grandchildren. Fawn, Micah, Clare, Ella, Christian, Marcus, and Isaac were their six great-grandchildren.
She was a regular attendee at the Catholic services held at St. Mary’s and St. John’s.
Her husband Tom Hoffman, her three older sisters, Vickie, Fritzi, and Polly, as well as both of her brothers Henry Jr. and Joe Jr., passed away before she did.