Wayne George Hoffman, 87, of Moline, formerly of Tonica, died Oct. 24, 2009, in Trinity Medical Center, Rock Island.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Rock Island National Cemetery. The Rev. Douglas Schoonover will officiate. Moline American Legion Post 246 will present military honors.

Those wishing to attend should meet the family at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Moline, before 10:45 a.m.

Mr. Hoffman was born Jan. 30, 1922, in Tonica to Fred G. and Frieda (Hasselman) Hoffman. He married Bertha "Momo" Hauptman on Jan. 2, 1944, in La Salle.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps for four years during World War II, became sergeant 1st class, was stationed in India for two years and supported the efforts in China, flying the "hump".

Mr. Hoffman worked for Moline Tool Co. as a design engineer for 43 years. While at Moline Tool, he ran the Hole Hog Credit Union. He then worked for Santa Barbara Research Center in California for eight months, and then owned and operated Victorian House Antiques for 13 years, before selling the house in 2007.

He was active in the Dad's Club at McKinley Grade School in Moline for 13 years and Boy Scout Troop 304 for 17 years.

He is survived by his wife; three sons, Alan (Mary) Hoffman of Santa Barbara, Calif., Dale (Teresa) Hoffman of Moline and Scott (Sandra) Hoffman of Fort Collins, Colo.; six grandchildren, Christopher, Matt and Andy Hoffman, all of California, and Brandt, Bryce and Brady Hoffman, all of Moline; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Memorials may be directed to Alzheimer's Association.

(A portion of this obituary was purchased.)

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