Date of death: 4/1/2006

Saint Meinrad Class: O 1950

Dr. Ralph E. Hoffman was born July 5, 1924 in Columbus, IN, to Ralph and Muriel Imel Hoffman and died April 1 in Inverness.Dr. Hoffman attended Saint Meinrad Seminary from 1939 to 1950.He was the pastor emeritus of the First Presbyterian Church of Inverness where he served as pastor from 1968-1989 and returned as Volunteer Minister of Pastoral Care in 2004.Ralph is survived by his wife, Coralee Christian Hoffman, daughters Laura Wienants of Tallahassee, Mary Beth Hummel (Jeff) of Greensville, SC, and Holley Allen (Cliff) of Tampa; sister Alcinda Risser of Columbus, IN, and six grandchildren.