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Linda Hoffmann

(May 29, 1947 - Sept. 17, 2013)

Linda Hoffmann of Powell died at her home on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. She was 66.

She was born May 29, 1947, to Opal (Steele) and Walter Buchli in Powell.

Linda grew up in Powell, attending local schools and Powell High School.

Over the years, Linda lived in Wyoming, California and Colorado.

She married Arthur Nelson on March 7, 1970, in Gillette. Linda married LeRoy “Buddy” Hoffmann in Powell on Feb. 19, 2000.

Linda was a housewife and a devoted mother and grandmother. She worked at Classic Lanes and at Hansel’s in Powell.

Linda was rough around the edges, but had a heart of gold.

She was preceded in death by Arthur Nelson and her parents Walter and Opal Buchli.

Linda is survived by her husband LeRoy; sons Travis (Mary) Mayer and Troy Hoffmann; daughters Misty (Shane) Hammond and Brittany (Jeremiah) Hutchins; brothers Carroll (Millie) Buchli, Kenny (Audrey) Buchli, Ronnie (Joan) Buchli, Calvin (Margaret) Buchli; sister Marsha (Monty) Ankrom; eight grandchildren; and many other great friends and family.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Thompson Funeral Home in Powell. Visitation will precede the funeral, beginning at 9 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will follow at the Mountain View Cemetery in San Bernardino, Calif.

The family has requested that memorial donations be sent to Thompson Funeral Home at P.O. Box 807 Powell, WY 82435.

Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, and condolences can be posted online at

1 comment

  • posted by cindy olsen bechtold

    September 27, 2013 6:25 pm

    So sorry to hear of your loss. It will be a big hole in your life for a long while.

    I enjoy seeing you at the class reunions and wish only the best for you.
    Cindy Olsen Bechtold

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