Daniel R. Hoffman - 60

1/7/1954 - 9/21/2014

Stillman Valley, IL

Daniel R. Hoffman, 60, of Stillman Valley, formerly of Byron, died Sunday Sept. 21, 2014 at his home, after battling COPD for the last several years. He was born January 8, 1954 in Rockford, IL the son of Paul R. & Ruth (Hendershott) Hoffman. Dan grew up on a farm north of Byron and was a 1972 graduate of Byron High School, where he was a class officer, excelled in sports, and was a member of the National Honor society. He attended University of Illinois on an academic scholarship. Dan retired from ComEd at the Byron Nuclear Station. He was confirmed in 1967 at the United Church of Byron and attended Valley Evangelical Covenant Church in Stillman Valley. Dan enjoyed the outdoors, traveling, and was a loyal Illini, Cubs, and Bears fan. Survivors include his mother, Ruth of Stillman Valley, brothers, Paul (Janice) Hoffman of Cranberry Twp., PA, and John Hoffman of Springfield, IL; nieces, Ellena (Chad) Rickman of Springfield, IL, Heather (Russ) Duncan of Irvine CA, Kathryn (Justin) King of Cranberry Twp., PA; twin great nieces Mya and Ella; and nephew, Brett (Erin) Hoffman of Ruther Glen, VA. He was preceded in death by his father. Funeral services will be held Saturday Sept. 27, 2014 at 1:00 PM in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 136 W. Roosevelt Rd., Stillman Valley with pastor Rick Lindholtz officiating. Burial will be in Stillman Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday from 6:00-8:00 PM in the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Byron Booster Club.

Visitation:

Friday 6:00-8:00 PM at FHG--Stillman

Service:

Saturday 1:00 PM at FHG--Stillman

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