Carol Ann Hoffman
August 2, 1948 – December 26, 2021
Carol Ann Hoffman, 73, of Elkhorn, Nebraska, went to join her LORD at the family home after a 14-month fight with cancer on December 26, 2021. Carol left us unafraid, knowing that Our Lord was with her.
Carol was born on August 2, 1948, in Berlin, Germany to Robert and Marjorie Campbell. After many moves all over the world (her father served as a pilot in the Air Force) her family eventually settled in Omaha, Nebraska where she graduated from Benson High in 1965. Carol received a bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Omaha in 1970. She taught middle school History in Indianapolis while acquiring her master’s degree. She moved back to Omaha in 1977 and taught for District 66. Carol married her longtime friend, Larry Hoffman, in 1978. She eventually retired from teaching in 1982 to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a mother and staying home to raise her three girls. Carol sat on the Elkhorn School Board for seven years. She was an active member of the Lutheran Church. Carol poured her heart into the Assistance League of Omaha and worked tirelessly to serve as many underprivileged families as she could.
Some of Carol’s favorite things were spending time with her husband, Larry Hoffman, at their winter escape in the Florida Keys, gardening, having her grandchildren over to play (which she did often), reading, creating beautiful art, sewing, hosting her friends and family at her home, working out with her mermaids, camping, serving her community through numerous projects and we can’t forget chocolate! Carol loved her family, her Lord, her friends, and her country fiercely.
She is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Larry Hoffman; three daughters: Christy Hunter (Joe), Jenny Hoffman and Jackie Pappas (Jeff); seven grandchildren: Kyesun 14, Jase 9, Tyge 8, Elle 7, Mya 6, Juniper 5 and Indie 5 months; sister, Jan (Joan) Campbell; two brothers, Tom (Phyllis) and Don Campbell ; beloved dog, Buddy. She was preceded by her parents, Robert and Marjorie Campbell; brother, Russell Campbell.
A MEMORIAL AND CELEBRATION OF LIFE are planned for Saturday, January 8th at Lutheran Church of the Master West Campus, 1200 N. 181 Court, at 10am, followed by a luncheon at Indian Creek, 2825 N. 202nd. The service will be live streamed for those unable to attend. Click this link to watch, https://youtube/46hR2NPmOA4 Memorials are suggested to Heroes Across Nebraska https://www.heroesacrossnebraska.org/home.html.