Helen V. Hoffmann

Helen Virginia Hoffmann, 83, of McGregor, died Saturday, March 15, 2014, at the Great River Care Center in McGregor.

Graveside services were Thursday, March 20, at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Guttenberg, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries.

Arrangements were handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Guttenberg. 

Helen was born Jan. 20, 1931, the daughter of Jim and Sally Hobbs. Helen and her first husband, Nolan Reed were blessed with two sons, Frank (Deb) Reed of Wiley, Colo., and Philip (Kim).  Helen worked in healthcare for many years including Iowa General County Hospital, Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital, Convalescent Home in Prairie du Chien, and the Great River Care Center in McGregor. She devoted her life to caring for people. Helen moved to the Valley View Apartments in McGregor and was good friends with all the tenants who lived there. She enjoyed cooking and baking and was known to share her treats.

Helen is survived by son, Frank, and a stepson, Joe Hoffmann. Also surviving are numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and brother, Cecil Hobbs of Dearing, Ga.

Helen was preceded in death by her husbands, Nolan Reed and Lawrence Hoffmann; her son, Philip, and grandson, Andy Reed.

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