Barbara Jean Hoffman, age 81, passed away at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene, ID, on March 13, 2021.
Barbara was born in Alma, IL, on April 30, 1939, to Loren and Emogene (Caldwell) Albert. Barbara and her family moved to Coeur d’Alene area in 1977.
She worked for JcPenney’s in sales and customer service.
Barbara had an “Unwavering love of the Lord.” She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed visiting Thrift Stores and having coffee at Denny’s.
Barbara is survived by her son Daren and wife Ami Hoffman; 4 daughters: Tami Quast of Coeur d’Alene, ID, Lisa Lobdell of Hayden, ID, Alana and husband Jim Simon of Rathdrum, ID, and Dionne Hoffman of Coeur d’Alene, ID. 11 grandchildren: Jason and his wife Laura Quast, Sarah Quast, Jessica Quast, Nathan and wife Haley Simon, Rachael and husband Kyle Plue, Travis Simon, Mallory and husband Jim Welch, Kenny and wife Desi Hoffman, Colton Lobdell, Lauren Hoffman, and Emma Hoffman; 17 Great Grandchildren: Jordan Quast, Kaleb Landis-Quast, Isaac Oechsle, Kaden Quast, Tenley Quast, Ava Quast, Ellie Simon, Cooper Simon, Crew Simon, Lilly Plue, Kynlee Plue, Ramona Hoffman, Olivia Welch, Kole Welch, Julian Eleazar-Hoffman, Taylen Hoffman, and Meira Hoffman.
Barbara is preceded in death by her parents, siblings, and great granddaughter “Isla.”
Memorials may be made to: Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep Foundation, P.O. Box 621669, Littleton, CO 80162 https://www.nowilaymedowntosleep.org/donate/; Inland NW SIDS Foundation, 1130 N 4th St., Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814 https://inwsids.org/; Kootenai Humane Society, PO Box 1005, Hayden, ID 83835 https://www.kootenaihumane.org
A “Barb”-e-que to celebrate her life will be held at a later date.