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David L. Hoffman, 46

David L. Hoffman, age 46, of Hastings, passed away Aug. 6.

He was born on Feb. 6, 1971, in Red Wing, Minn., to Lester and Nancy Hoffman. After completing high school, David pursued his love for music as a Luthier where he would go on to own a guitar repair shop in Hastings. On Sept. 30, 2000, David married the love of his life, Cindy Thomas, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Hastings. Prior to their marriage, David returned to school at Brown College to be a network administrator. In his spare time David played hockey, went hiking and biking with his family and friends, and stayed involved with his music roots by playing in the church praise band.

David is survived by wife, Cindy; children, Noah and Zoe; parents, Lester and Nancy Hoffman; father and mother-in-law, Jack and Ginny Thomas; sister, Laura (Jason) Piehl; sister-in-law, Beth (Gabe) Johnson; brother-in-law, Mike (Jenny) Thomas; many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service, officiated by Dr. Chris Kneen, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10, at Resurrection United Methodist Church, 615 15th St. W., Hastings. A gathering will be held one hour prior to the service at church. Memorials preferred.

The Wise Family Funeral Home is serving the family. Please visit to sign the online guestbook and view the memorial video tribute.