Joe Hoffsette April 2, 1936 January 20, 2013
Joe Hoffsette, 76, of Brookfield, MO, formerly of New Cambria, MO, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013, at University Hospital in Columbia, MO. Joe was born on April 2, 1936, in Kansas City, KS, the son of Merle and Ruth (Williams) Hoffsette. He was united in marriage to Alice Faye Howard on February 2, 1991, in New Cambria. Joe was a member of the United Church of New Cambria and worked many years for the New Cambria Livestock Auction and Brookfield Sale Company. Joe is survived by one sister, Anita Fay and her husband Philip of Brookfield, three brothers, Leland Hoffsette and his wife Mary of Brookfield, Leon Hoffsette and his wife Dianna of Columbia, MO, and David Bartholome and his wife Mary of Kansas City, MO, his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charles and Nadine Howard of New Cambria, two sisters-in-law, Judy Chiarottino of Bevier and Nina Howard of Brookfield, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, step-mother, Marjorie, his wife on August 2, 1997, and one brother-in-law, Gary Howard. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm, Thursday, January 24, 2013, at the United Church of New Cambria with Rev. Mary Ellen Waychoff officiating. Burial will be in the New Cambria Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-2 pm, Thursday, at the church. The family suggests memorials to the United Church of New Cambria or the American Heart Association. Services are under the direction of Gilleland and McElwain Funeral Home in New Cambria.