It is with a heavy heart, we announce the passing of Linda Anne Hoffman, 79, of Plano, TX. She passed away quietly during the evening of Sunday, July 17, 2022. Linda was born on July 19, 1942, in Billings, OK and was the youngest of John and Pauline (Gengler) O’Grady’s seven children.
Her early years were in Oklahoma, from Billings to Norman and Oklahoma City. Linda and Leon then moved several times over the decades with stints in Dallas/Irving, Detroit, Houston, Austin, Carrollton (33 years) and the last 2 years in Plano.
Besides raising her loving family and serving the communities where she lived, her primary profession was as a secretary working in several school districts in Texas, closing out her career at the Dallas College Brookhaven Campus.
In her retirement years, Linda enjoyed years of service with the Carrollton Women’s Club serving in many leadership positions. She also loved to read, play crossword puzzles, play games with her grand kids, quilting and many other activities which kept her busy over the years. And the last two years, she served as an Ambassador and on the Resident Council of her home at the Conservatory at Plano.
Linda is survived by her loving husband Leon and family, son Gary and Callie (Schaper) Hoffman, and daughter Sheri (Hoffman) and Chris Korte. Along with four grandchildren, Ryan and Katie (Vetter) Hoffman, Alyssa Hoffman, Jacob Korte and Maggie Korte. And one great-granddaughter, Hazel Hoffman. She is also survived by two sisters Margaret Ronck and Pat Webb; Leon’s brothers Dennis and Pat Hoffman; and many many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents John and Pauline, brothers and sisters, Olivia McNeil, Eddie, Bert, and Gerald O’Grady; and Leon’s parents Cecil and Hilda (Wagner) Hoffman and his sisters and brother in-law Bob and Martha (Hoffman) Cowden, and Delores Hoffman.
Services will be held in Texas and Oklahoma. On Saturday, July 23, at 11:00 there will be a prayer service and rosary at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Perry, OK, with a viewing starting at 10:00 and a procession to the cemetery after the service. (Addresses below)
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association at www.phassociation.org or the Scleroderma Foundation at www.scleroderma.org
Locations and address:
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 421 N. 9th St., Perry, OK 73077
St. Rose/Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, 615 15th St., Perry, OK 73077