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Loran L. Hoffmann, III - 62

12/27/1955 - 6/1/2018

Clinton, Iowa

Loran L. Hoffman, III, age 62 of Clinton, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018 at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Rockford, IL from injuries received in a motorcycle accident. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the Pape Funeral Home. A private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the family for a memorial of their choice would be appreciated. Loran was born in Clinton on December 27, 1955, the son of Loran L. and Jeanette M. (Nelson) Hoffman Jr. He graduated from Clinton High School and served with the US Army, stationed in Germany. Loran was employed as an electrician with IBEW #145, Rock Island, IL until his retirement. He was a member of ABATE of Iowa. Loran had a unique mechanical ability. He enjoyed motorcycle riding, watching drag racing at Cordova, his dog Bitsy and watching the Cubs. Loran is survived by his daughter Gabrielle M. (Gabi) Hoffman of Clinton; two brothers, Larry Hoffman of Lake Tomahawk, WI and Phillip Hoffman of Clinton; a sister, Linda Hoffman of Arkansas; a niece, Lacey (AJ) Steines and their daughter, Laynie and three nephews, Christopher Hoffman, Eric Everson and Jesse Everson. He was preceded in death by his parents. Online condolences may be left at

4:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday, June 5, 2018.


  • Dee Menz

    on 06/04/18

    My sympathy and prayers to all of the family.
  • Gary Scott

    on 06/04/18

    I am so sorry to hear of Loran’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
  • Shelley Bryan

    on 06/05/18

    So sorry to hear about Loren’s passing.He was like a big brother to me growing up in the neighborhood,always looking out for me.Larry,Linda and Phil,please accept my sincerest condolences.REST IN PEACE DEAR FRIEND
  • Steve & Kati Heysinger

    on 06/05/18

    We were so sorry to hear of Lorans passing. He was such a fun loving and intelligent person. We still remember the day he sprayed the front door at the shop with gravel on his motorcycle. LOL. He will be missed!
  • Terry Turner

    on 06/07/18

    Sorry to hear this news ,We had lots of fun in high school what a great guy he will be missed by many I'm sure.R.I.P. Loran., and condolences to the family.

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