Juniata resident Sharon K. “Kay” Hoffman, 82, passed away Friday, November 11, 2022, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE, surrounded by her family.

Rosary will be 6 p.m. Friday, November 18, at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 19, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Hastings with Father Jeremy Hazuka officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Friday, with family present, at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Morrison Cancer Center, MDS Foundation or Be the Match (Bone Marrow Registry). The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Kay’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Kay was born February 4, 1940 in Hastings, NE, to Emil “Jack” & Verna (Schmitz) Consbruck. She was an only child. Kay married her high school sweetheart, Merle Hoffman on December 30, 1959, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Hastings. She was a homemaker and raised 8 children. She worked at Hastings Community College for 19 years until she retired. Kay taught piano lessons from her home for over 50 years.

Kay was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church and a member of Catholic Daughters. She was also a member of the Extension Club. Kay’s passion was music. Kay played the organ for weddings and funerals at numerous churches in Hastings. She also loved cooking and spending time with her family.

Kay was preceded in death by her parents and numerous cousins, aunts, and uncles.


Husband: Merle Hoffman

Children & Spouses: Greg Hoffman

Lori (Scott) Happer

Mark (Kathy) Hoffman

Todd (Lisa) Hoffman

Jodi (Mark) Adler

Tonya (Mark) Ingalls

Tricia (Ryan) Hughes

Troy (Chassey) Hoffman

Grandchildren: Justin Hoffman

Jordan (Cassie) Hoffman

Connor (Jackie) Happer

Amanda Happer

Alexa (Craig) Clark

Brady (Alycea) Hoffman

Caden (Destiny) Hoffman

Isabella Hughes

Madelyn Hughes

Taylen Hoffman

Blayne Hoffman

Great-Grandchildren: Colbie Clark

Asher Clark

Hendrix Hoffman

Lynix Hoffman

Hadley Hoffman

Millie Hoffman

Brooks Hoffman

Sister-in-Law: Dorothy Hoffman

And many cousins and other family members