Ozella Jane (Stastny) Hoffman, 90, of Cedar Rapids, died Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids. Funeral services were held March 13 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids. Burial followed at Rogers Grove Cemetery, Ely.
Ozella was born Feb. 25, 1923, in Ely, to Joseph and Laura (Neiderhiser) Stastny. She graduated from Ely High School in 1942 and Cedar Rapids Business College in 1943. She married Paul Hoffman in 1953 at St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Cedar Rapids. Ozella worked at Collins Radio Co. for 17 years and part-time at Manpower Inc.
She was a member of 4-H, Ely American Legion Auxiliary 0555 and Asbury Church. She loved her flower beds, senior dances, tour day trips with her husband and spending winters in Texas and Florida. She loved spending time with her family and friends.
Ozella is survived by her nieces, Janine Norman (Lee), Annette Wieneke (Butch) of Ely, and Judith Hoffman; her great-nieces, Tiffany Ontiveros, Elli Wieneke and Erin Kramer (Rob); and a great-nephew, Brett.
Ozella was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul; a brother, Lloyd; brother-in-law, Lynal Hoffman; and sisters-in-law, Evelyn Ruth Stastny and Marie Hoffman.
Memorials may be directed to the Ely American Legion or Ashbury Church.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com .