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“Jason was the best kid I knew. He had something about him that made everyone else happy. He was a great football player and was gonna make something...Read More »
1 of 62 | Posted by: Melinda See - Denison, IA

“Please accept my sincere condolences. May you find comfort in knowing that one day we will reunite with our love ones. John 5:28,29. May this...Read More »
2 of 62 | Posted by: J. Brown - Baltimore, MD

“he will be missed by everyone from the boyer valley school ”
3 of 62 | Posted by: Heather Largent - schaller , IA

“I had a chance to meet Jason when my nephew was at Madonna rehabilitation center he was always eager to get up out of that chair and go he loved to...Read More »
4 of 62 | Posted by: Becca barclay and family Bobbie lindholm and family - NE

“Prayers to the Hoffmann family. May God grant you the strength and comfort to get through this very diificult time. ”
5 of 62 | Posted by: Jean (Lacey) Assmann - Alta, IA

“You strength and faith has been a real blessing to me, keep looking to God for your strength and Jason will live on forever in all our hearts ”
6 of 62 | Posted by: JUDY Kline and Family - Defiance, IA

“May Jason rest in peace and may perpetual light shine upon him as he joins all the angels and saints. I will offer Masses for Jason's soul and for...Read More »
7 of 62 | Posted by: Carmen L. Gutierrez - IA

““Our prayers are with you and your family ” ”
8 of 62 | Posted by: Kendra Walker - Logan, IA

“Karen,john,justin and tyler you have been in my thoughts and prayers. Loosing a child is the hardest thing any parent has to go through.we should...Read More »
9 of 62 | Posted by: Sue Feller - denison, IA

“Hoffmann Family our thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Keep close together and walk with each other in this time of need. ”
10 of 62 | Posted by: Malisa Smith - Charter Oak, IA

“Hoffman family We are so very sorry for your loss! Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Take care of each other and find comfort in your...Read More »
11 of 62 | Posted by: Melanie Pryor - Woodbine, IA

“Hoffmann Family - our thoughts and prayers go out to you all during this very difficult time. No words can express our sympathy towards your family...Read More »
12 of 62 | Posted by: Mike, Jeni, @ Lane Martens - IA

“This was a very good kid that everyone will remember so sorry that things turned out this way he will be missed bu everyone but God has received a...Read More »
13 of 62 | Posted by: Pam Eddins - Deloit, IA - friend

“Jason, I know it has been a few years since we hung out, but I will forever cherish the times we spent riding 4wheelers, doing burnouts, helping your...Read More »
14 of 62 | Posted by: Desmond Grady - Dunlap, IA

“John, Karen, Justin and Tyler, We are deeply sorry to hear of your loss. Jason was a joyful, free-spirited good looking young man! He will be...Read More »
15 of 62 | Posted by: Jeremy, Sarah, Mackenzie, and Logan Bosch - MN

“John & family - We are so sorry for your loss and will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We consider you...Read More »
16 of 62 | Posted by: Baxter/Performance Auto Group - NE

“John, Karen & Boys - We are so very sorry to hear of Jason's passing. We are thinking and praying for all of you during this difficult time. Ben,...Read More »
17 of 62 | Posted by: AMY SEGEBART - DOW CITY, IA

“Dear Hoffman family, You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I pray God gives you strength and courage as you cope with the...Read More »
18 of 62 | Posted by: Nicole (Tremel) Juranek - IA

“Forever your child and brother and to a cherished memory. Bless you all, Leah Spencer ”
19 of 62 | Posted by: Leah Spencer - Lincoln, NE

“Hoffmans, we at RMS Machine and Wayne's Repair are so sorry for your loss. Please find peace in knowing that Jason is with God in heaven now, he...Read More »
20 of 62 | Posted by: RMS Machine & Wayne's Repair Service - NE

“We feel as though we are the blessed ones to have been graced by your son's big heart and his inviting personality. It is truly the mark of wonderful...Read More »
21 of 62 | Posted by: Swertzic Family - Dunlap, IA

“John, Karen, Justin and Tyler, Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you at this time of such loss. Jason was a wonderful and talented young man...Read More »
22 of 62 | Posted by: Mark ,Theresa Jake Cole and Cassie McAllister - IA

“Words cannot make up for the loss of this magnitude, but remember he is not in any pain and is at peace. God Bless the Hoffmann family and Dunlap...Read More »
23 of 62 | Posted by: Matt Gengler Missouri Valley, IA

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. From Schwery Family ”
24 of 62 | Posted by: Chelsea Schwery - Earling, IA

“I was deeply saddened hearing the loss of your son, you are in my thoughts and prayers. LuAnn. ”
25 of 62 | Posted by: LuAnn Stessman Brendlinger - FL

“Karen John Justin and Tyler, I am so sorry about Jason. He was the greatest person I know. He was my best friend and I will always cherish the...Read More »
26 of 62 | Posted by: BilliJo Henkelman - Irwin, IA

“Karen, John and family Our prayers are with you all at this very sad time. Jason was a great friend and classmate he will be missed by many. ”
27 of 62 | Posted by: Tammy, Brian, Shannon, Jennifer, and Benjamin Zehner - IA

“Im gonna miss you so much! ”
28 of 62 | Posted by: Miranda Hansen - Manning , IA

“Hoffman Family, you are in my Thoughts and Prayers. Dinah Vandemark ”
29 of 62 | Posted by: Dinah Vandemark - Logan, IA

“I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
30 of 62 | Posted by: Robin Hammitt - Carter ALke, IA

“Our prayers are with you and your family ”
31 of 62 | Posted by: Ashley Shafer and Linda Morrison - IA

“Our deepest sympathy to your family. We have such fond memories of Jason while scrapbooking together or while completing a couple of projects for...Read More »
32 of 62 | Posted by: Rick and Lauri Boysen - Ringsted, IA

“Love you Jeanne! My thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless you and your family. ”
33 of 62 | Posted by: Mary Morgan - Kiron, IA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of your loss. There are no words at this time that can make the pain any less. As time goes by you...Read More »
34 of 62 | Posted by: Rod and Connie Summerfield - IA

“John,Karen & Family, Sorry for your loss there are no works to describe what it means to loose a child. Our thoughts and prayer goes out to all of...Read More »
35 of 62 | Posted by: Virgil & Susan Lary - Dunlap, IA

“John, Karen & family(s) - Prayers & hugs to all of you during this most difficult time. I grew up with John in Earling and have been friends with Jim...Read More »
36 of 62 | Posted by: Lisa Alexander-Miller - Omaha, NE

“So very sorry for your loss! ”
37 of 62 | Posted by: Iva Franklin - IA

“Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with your family!! So sorry to hear about your loss of a wonderful son who has that special smile! He will never...Read More »
38 of 62 | Posted by: Cari Segebart - Defiance, IA

“So sorry to hear of your loss you have our deepest sympathies and prayers!! From the Sweet on Life Benefit Tractor Pull Committee ”
39 of 62 | Posted by: Twila De Kam - Rock Valley, IA

“To the Hoffmann family please accept our deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts during this difficult time. ”
40 of 62 | Posted by: Chuck Lea and Kathy Johnson Rawhide Pulling - MO

“Jason was a very nice boy. he always knew how to make me feel better ”
41 of 62 | Posted by: Holly Tessier - Castana, IA

“John, Karen, Justin and Tyler. Gary I end send you are deepest sympathy on the loss of your son Jason. May the wonderful memories you have of Jason...Read More »
42 of 62 | Posted by: lynn remmers - holmesville, NE

“My such a handsome young man! You can be Very proud of him. Larry and I send our deepest sympathy to your family. We will continue to pray for you...Read More »
43 of 62 | Posted by: Judy & Larry Muff - Dunlap, IA

“May God bless your family with peace during this time and throughout the future. My deepest sympathy. ”
44 of 62 | Posted by: Jeanie Tiffin - IA

“John, Karen, Justin and Tyler: My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. He was such always so friendly and plesant to be around. ...Read More »
45 of 62 | Posted by: Jerry Boger - Denison, IA

“John, Karen, Justin, Tyler - our deepest sympathy to you from your tractor pulling friends in Iowa. We have seen Jason grow up over the years and...Read More »
46 of 62 | Posted by: Iowa Tractor Pulling Association - IA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. My Church Congregation has your family on our Prayer List and all are praying for you. Words can not express...Read More »
47 of 62 | Posted by: Lisa Rose - Harlan, IA

“Sorry for your loss...my condolences and as well as my prayers and thoughts are with you all. ”
48 of 62 | Posted by: Mindy Pape - Schleswig, IA

“John, Karen, Justin, Tyler Our thoughts and prayers are with you always. Words can not express our sorrow for your loss. Find comfort in each other...Read More »
49 of 62 | Posted by: Larry & June Folk - Woodbine, IA

“Not sure I met Jason this summer or not! Got to be good friends with Justin and John throughout the pulling season. My thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
50 of 62 | Posted by: Cody Shay - Shannon city, IA

“John & Karen, Justin & Tyler: our hearts ache for you ... There are no words to convey. Hopefully in time you will find solace in knowing how fully...Read More »
51 of 62 | Posted by: Granger/Grady family - Dunlap, IA

“I was so sad to hear about Jason's passing. My thoughts and prayers to the Hoffmann family during this very difficult time. ”
52 of 62 | Posted by: Cindy Assmann - Omaha, NE

“Dear family, Words can not say enough! My heart goes out to all of you. I have heard nothing but good about Jason. I'm sure he's up there on that...Read More »
53 of 62 | Posted by: Leia johnsen - Woodbine , IA

“Our hearts go out to you, it has been a long struggle. Now Jason is at peace and we pray you take comfort in that and your mrmories. Melvin and Judy ”
54 of 62 | Posted by: Melvin Ronk

“Thinking of all of you today and sending prayers for strength. Jason will always be with you in your hearts. My deepest sympathy..... ”
55 of 62 | Posted by: Debbie Gaul-Rusch - Dow City, IA

“We are so sorry for your loss! Jason always had a zest for life and lived each day with a smile on his face! I always enjoyed him coming over while...Read More »
56 of 62 | Posted by: Deb Johnsen - Woodbine, IA

“My prayers are with your family. ”
57 of 62 | Posted by: Glenda Summerfield - Dunlap, IA

“John, Karen, Justin, and Tyler, Your family is in our thoughts. We are so sorry for your loss. Jorge, Karen, Dylan and Darren Stein ”
58 of 62 | Posted by: Karen, Jorge, Dylan, & Darren Stein - IA

“My sincere prayers are with your family at this time. I am so very sorry for your loss. ”
59 of 62 | Posted by: Donna Barry - Council Bluffs, IA

“Thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of your loss. I want you to know if you need anything don't be afraid to ask you have a community that...Read More »
60 of 62 | Posted by: Jackie Berens Barry - woodbine, IA

“We are so so Very Sorry For this Difficult Time Our Hugs And Prayers To All of You ”
61 of 62 | Posted by: Patty & Tom Niedermyer - IA

“John, Karen, Justin and Tyler, There aren't words that can tell you how sorry we are for your loss. Just know that Jason is no longer suffering and...Read More »
62 of 62 | Posted by: Marty & Veronica - Dunlap, IA


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Jason Andrew Hoffmann was born on June 5, 1996, to John and Karen (Johnson) Hoffmann in Denison, Iowa. He was raised in Dunlap, Iowa. Jason was a sophomore at Boyer Valley High School where he participated in football, basketball and track. He was named to first team all district and was an honorable mention to the Western Valley Conference for football. Jason enjoyed tractor pulling, riding four wheelers and dirt bikes. He was talented with his hands; making, building, or fixing things. Jason had a kind heart and infectious smile. He loved helping people, making them laugh and giving hugs. He was a member of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church.

Jason died on Sunday, December 30, 2012, at the age of 16 years, six months, and 25 days at the Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska following a truck/train accident on October 4, 2012.

Jason is survived by his parents, John and Karen Hoffmann and two brothers, Justin and Tyler Hoffmann all of Dunlap, Iowa; grandparents, Jim and Jeanne Hoffmann of Dunlap, Iowa, Eugene and Carolyn Johnson of Carroll, Iowa; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and other relatives and friends.