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Death: Maysell Louise Andreasen Hoffman

Maysell Louise Andreasen Hoffman, 89, our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, pssed beyond the veil, to those waiting to greet her on October 16, 1997 at Hillocrest Haven Care Center, in Pocatello, Idaho, after a long illness, from causes incident to age. She was a real trooper and fought a good fight, and kept the faith.

She was born December 14, 1907 in Provo, UT to Marian Kate Vincent and Christain Peter Andreasen. The second of six girls and two boys. She married David Melvin Hoffman on April 27, 1927 in the Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah. They made their home in Randolph, Utah for 59 years. He preceded her in death on 21 June 1986. She has spent her remaining years at the homes of her children, residing mostly in Pocatello, Idaho. She was a member of the Alameda 15th and 5th Wards, where she had made many friends.She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in the Randolph Wards. She held many positions at both the Ward and Stake levels, such as Primary and Relief Society Presidencies, teachers, etc. She was the Stake Homemaking Leader in the Woodruff and Kemmerer Stakes, and ably taught many homemaking skills.

She enjoyed sewing, handiwork and crafts of all kinds. She crocheted many Alter Clothes for the different Temples and made numerous baby afghans, etc. She was always making something for someone. She was an excellent cook. She loved to entertain and belonged to the Ladies Literary Club, D.U.P., and a Birthday Club. Everyone loved to go to Maysell's home because she served such delicous treats.

She devoted her life to her husband and family shom she loved more than anything. She gave birth to two sons and two daughters, loosing their second son, Melvin David at the age of 21 months, from Pneumonia.

She is survived by one son Keith, and his wife Barbara of Logan, UT; two daughters, Louise and her husband Don Hansen of Pocatello, Idaho. Floriene and her husband Max Moore, of Salt Lake City, UT; Six grandchildren and great grandchildren. Two sisters, Jean Paulson, and Zola Bair, and one brother, Robert Andreasen and his wife Shirley, and one brother-in-law, Jack McKinnon all of Provo, UT. She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Marie Hoffman, of Randolph, UT, Kate McKinnon and Romie Bridge, and one brother Park, all of Provo, UT.

She was indeed an elect lady and will be greatly missed by all near and dear to her.

The family wishes to give thanks to all who helped make her life happy in any way, and to those who helped care for her. We give thanks to the Lord for her beautiful like.

A viewing will be held at Colonial Funeral Home 2005 South 4th Ave. Pocatello, Sunday, October 19, 1997 from 2-5 p.m. and at the church in Woodruff, Utah from 11 a.m. to the time of the service. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, October 20, 1997 at the Woodruff LDS Church, Woodruff, Utah. Burial will follow in the Randolph City Cemetery, Randolph, Utah. Arrangements are under the direction of Colonial Funeral Home 2005 South 4th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho.

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