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Barbara Jean Hofstra

December 10, 1944 - November 16, 2019



Barbara Jean Hofstra of Manton passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital. She was 74.

Barb was born December 10, 1944 in Cadillac, Michigan to Raymond and Helen M. (Mattson) Hofstra and they preceded her in death.

Barb graduated from Cadillac High School and worked at Community Mental Health in Cadillac from 1974 until retiring in 2009. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, crafts and bowling.

She is survived by her children, Raymond D. Hull (Tammy McLeod) of Cadillac and Renee (Kevin) Tulppo of North Carolina; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a sister, Nancy Hofstra of Cadillac.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Hofstra.

Memorial services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Grace Community Bible Church in Cadillac with Pastor Hersel Wing officiating. Her final resting place will be Richland Township Cemetery in Missaukee County.

Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans. An online guestbook is available at

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  • ELSIE MOORE - Nov 19th, 2019 4:23 am

    "What a happy heavenly reunion for the family. My heart goes out to Ray, Tammy, Renee, Kevin, Nancy and all the family. We shall miss an angel who was amongst us. I will always cherish the fun times we had in junior high. She will surely be missed. May peace be yours."

  • Tom cleveland - Nov 19th, 2019 9:48 am

    "So sorry. We just found out. "

  • Theresa (Mattson) Durga - Nov 19th, 2019 9:55 am

    "Ray, Renee and Nancy So very sorry for your loss. Barb was always kind and quick with a smile. "

  • Clarissa Carr - Nov 19th, 2019 10:40 am

    "So sorry for your loss Ray. I know how close you were to your mom. You are in my thoughts and prayers, today and always. Rest in Peace Barb. "

  • Terry Toepp Fike - Nov 19th, 2019 11:20 am

    "My sincerest condolences to Barb's family. She was a CHS classmate and I remember her to be a sweet, friendly person who had a smile for everyone. I am very sorry for your loss. RIP, Barb"

  • Cheryl Burleson - Mar 19th, 2020 10:23 am

    "What a Beautiful woman, a Blessing of a Friend. A joy of a neighbor. I was able to visit and pray with in October. She was a good friend and example of kindness also to our children. I just found out, Barb always shared the Love of her children and grandchildren. Her sister. Her Family. I am sorry for your loss, Barb will be missed. Blessings of Comfort. I praise The Lord for her friendship. "

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