Celebration of Life
Combest Family Memorial Chapel
2210 Broadway
Lubbock, TX  79401
Friday, April 13, 2018
10:00 a.m.
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I served in the Navy.
Cornelius "Bud" HoffI am a Veteran.

of Lubbock, TX

June 27, 1931 - April 9, 2018

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Cornelius "Bud" Hoff, 86, of Lubbock passed away Monday, April 9, 2018. He was born June 27, 1931 in Luverne, Minnesota to Henry and Anna (Van Batavia) Hoff. After graduating from Inwood H.S., he enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served for two years during the Korean War. Bud married Eldora (Veldman) Hoff on December 31, 1954 in Inwood, Iowa. He spent his days farming corn and soy beans in Lyon County, Iowa until 1977 when the family moved to Dalhart. Bud retired from farming to Gilbert, Arizona before relocating to Lubbock to be closer to family in 2012. He was a member of Lakeridge Methodist Church.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 63 years, Eldora; three daughters, Karen and her husband Shon Qualls of Lubbock, Cindy Schipper of Allen, Sandy and her husband Kirk Farris of Nazareth; six grandchildren, Taylor Schipper, Shon "Dalton" Qualls, Lindsey and husband John Beverlin, Zachary and wife Lacey Farris, Maegan and husband Jordy Rowland, Zane and wife Karis Farris; ten great grandchildren, Knox Beverlin, Copper Farris, Chesney Farris, Aubree Rowland, Ace Rowland, Harper Rowland, Tag Rowland, Jett Farris, Kannon Farris, and Kree Farris.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Grace and her husband Henry Kooima, two children, Mark and Jill Hoff.

A celebration of life service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 13, 2018 at Combest Family Memorial Chapel.

In lieu of flowers the family ask that memorial donations be made to the charity of your choice.

A reception will be held in Inwood, Iowa at a later date in July.


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8 Condolence(s)
Kathy Krahn Winchell
Dalhart, TX
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Praying for your sweet family to be wrapped in peace, comfort, and memories that bring a smile through the tears. My parents send their condolences. We reminisced about your time in Dalhart and it brought happy memories. Blessings!

Randy Vande Hoef
Orange City, IA
Monday, April 16, 2018

My thoughts and prayers to the family and may God give you peace and strength through these sad times.

Stan and Vicki Beach
Harrisburg, SD
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Sending our love and sympathy to your family. May your memories of Bud bring you peace and comfort.

Kim and Doug Noyes
Rapid City, SD
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Our love goes out to the entire family of "Bud"! We are sorry for your loss! Hope you feel the comfort of Jesus' love and His arms wrapped around you all. Bud has left quite a legacy behind and one that will carry on! Hugs from us to you 😘

Roxane Kock McCasland
Farmington, NM
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Pip and family - Thinking of you all and praying for comfort and peace.

Susie Cluck
Hereford, TX
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

So sorry to hear about your Dad sending love and prayers.

Pete Hoff
Hills, MN
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Sorry to hear about Bud. You have my sympathy.

Sheryl Schulte
Amarillo, TX
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

My deepest sympathy to your beautiful loving family. May Jesus send his angels to meet Bud and welcome him into Heaven! Praying that our Heavenly Father will comfort you and wipe away your tears. Sending all of you a BIG HUG!