FUNERAL SERVICES FOR

Melvern Hoff

2/23/1932 - 1/26/2008


Memorial Service
11:00 a.m. Friday, February 1, 2008 at McKown Funeral Home in Columbus with Reverend M. Wendell Davis officiating.

Interment
Military honors will be performed by Hartman Post #84 American Legion Honor Guard. Mr. Hoff will be laid to rest at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, South Dakota.
     
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Melvern "Whitey" Hoff, age 75, of Columbus, Nebraska died Saturday, January 26, 2008 at Bryan LGH East in Lincoln, Nebraska. Memorial Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 1, 2008 at McKown Funeral Home in Columbus with Reverend M. Wendell Davis officiating. Military honors will be performed by Hartman Post #84 American Legion Honor Guard. Mr. Hoff will be laid to rest at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, South Dakota.

Melvern R. "Whitey" Hoff was born February 23, 1932 in Clarkson, Nebraska to Emil and Augusta (Kroeger) Hoff. He graduated from Leigh High School before serving in the U. S. Navy from 1951 - 1954. Following his discharge Melvern received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. He lived in Hastings, Nebraska until moving to Spearfish, South Dakota in the mid 1990's and then moved to Columbus 3 years ago. Melvern enjoyed fishing and was an avid sports and Nebraska Cornhusker fan.

He is survived by:
Son: Michael (Lori) Mills of Omaha, NE
Grandson: Owen Mills of Omaha, NE
Brother: Duane (Doris) Hoff of Columbus, NE
Brother: Ken Hoff of Denver, CO
Sister: Shirley (Bill) Micek of Lincoln, NE
Many Nieces And Nephews

He was preceded by:
Father: Emil Hoff
Mother: Augusta Hoff
Brother: Donald Hoff
Brother: Gordon Hoff
Sister: Donna Olson
Sister: Elaine Sprague
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